Monday, August 24, 2015

Opabinia regalis

Opabinia regalis (Walcott, 1912)

Middle Cambrian
Burgess Shale
British Columbia, Canada

Length: 7 cm (9.4 cm with proboscis)

Long before plastic and radioactive garbage filled the oceans, Opabinia patrolled the seafloor, snatching up soft prey with her trunk and then shoving them into her backward pointing mouth on the underside of her head.

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

“Ain’t I seen you before? I think I remember those eyes, eyes, eyes!”
-    Usher

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