Cambrian

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from 544 million to about 500 million years ago

a native or resident of Wales

of or relating to or characteristic of Wales or its people or their language

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"These primitive arthropods were, ecologically speaking, the sharks and whales of the Cambrian era. In both sharks and whales, some species evolved into suspension feeders and became gigantic, slow-moving animals that in turn fed on the smallest animals in the water," Dr Vinther said.
Dr Vinther said: "These primitive arthropods were, ecologically speaking, the sharks and whales of the Cambrian era. In both sharks and whales, some species evolved into suspension feeders and became gigantic, slow-moving animals that in turn fed on the smallest animals in the water."
Since the dawn of evolution many millions of years ago in the Cambrian era, life has reproduced according to local environments.
Ron was instrumental in erecting a plaque to the Liverpool Welsh population in Pall Mall, whose homes spread to Crosshall Street, in this long-lost Cambrian era.
The refinement of what is known about the evolutionary process continues with the work of Parker, who began his direction of thinking with the discovery by scientists that there was an explosion of life at the beginning of the Cambrian era. "The Cambrian explosion ...
Overall, 'Life on a Young Planet: The First Three Billion Years of Evolution on Earth' discusses how life began and why there was an explosion of life forms at the start of the Cambrian Era. It also stimulates the reader's thoughts rather than attempting to provide all the answers.
Like all sites conceived as digital brochures, it has far too much text which includes an overly lavish and, one hopes, not tongue in cheek (since it starts off in the Cambrian era) encomium by Sunday Times scribe Hugh Pearman.