SLIDESHOW - Chengjiang

Chengjiang fossils (0:57)

Hill, covered with trees
Maotianshan Hill, China
Image © Nanjing Institute of Geology and Paleontology, Chinese Academy of Science.
Photo: Maoyan Zhu

Fossil
Anomalocaris saron
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Photo: Maoyan Zhu

Fossil
Cambrosiphunculus tentaculatus
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Photo: Maoyan Zhu

Fossil
Cindarella eucalla
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Photo: Maoyan Zhu

Fossil
Cricocosmia jinningensis
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Photo: Maoyan Zhu

Fossil
Eoredlichia intermedia
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Photo: Maoyan Zhu

Fossil
Hallucigenia fortis
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Photo: Maoyan Zhu

Fossil
Microdictyon sinicum
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Photo: Maoyan Zhu

Fossil
Shankouia zhenghei
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Photo: Maoyan Zhu

Fossil
Waptia ovata
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Photo: Maoyan Zhu

Fossil
Yunnanozoon lividum
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Photo: Maoyan Zhu