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Study sheds light on Earth's first animals

May 19, 2017 - General

More than 550 million years ago, the oceans were teeming with flat, soft-bodied creatures that fed on microbes and algae and could grow as big as bathmats. Today, researchers at the University of California, Riverside are studying their fossils to unlock the secrets of early life.

Researchers at UC Riverside are studying the world’s oldest fossil animal, 
Dickinsonia, to learn more about the evolutionary history of…

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