MILLIONS YEARS AGO
THE EARTH DIDN'T LOOK AS TODAY
TERRIBLE STORMS, VOLCANIC EXPLOSSIONS,
      METEOR IMPACTS HURT EARTH
After millions years of volcanic eruptions
While the lava was changing the earth's face
... and huge steam clouds was covering the sky
ON THE OCEAN FLOOR
IN SMALL PONDS...
LIFE WAS
BORNING !
STROMATOLITES ARE THE FIRST FOSSIL THAT AGE




Stromatolites are commonly thought to have been formed by cementation
   o...
570 MILLIONS YEARS AGO
The Ediacaran fauna are ancient lifeforms, of the Ediacaran Period, that
    represent the earliest known complex multicel...
Trilobite precursor




  Coral
precursor   Jellyfish precursor
But, a rough ice age fell on Earth
Many millions years after,
life was coming back to born
540 MILLIONS YEARS AGO
EARTH HAS OTHER CONTINENT GRUPS
AND VERY STRANGE ANIMALS LIVED IN THE SEA
THE CAMBRIAN
   EXPLOSION
   DESCRIBES
   THE MAJOR
DIVERSIFICATION
OF ORGANISMS.

    IT IS A
 CHALlENGE TO
  EVOLUTION
DURING THE
CAMBRIAN A LOT OF
LIFE MODELS WAS
TRYING, BUT SOME
OFF THEM VANISH OF
THE FACE EARTH
ANOMALOCARIS: ARTHROPODA. IT WAS A
 GIGANTIC CREATURE, NEARBY 2 METER.
  THE BIGGEST PREDATOR BY THE AGE
HALLUCIGENIA. ONICOPHORAN?
ITS NAME IS AS ITS BODY, A HALLUCINATION
OPABINIA. IT LIVED ON
  TOP OF THE SOFT
 SEDIMENT ON THE
      SEABED
PIKAIA. CHORDATE.
PERHAPS IT IS THE OLDEST KNOWN
ANCESTOR OF MODERN VERTEBRATES,
INCLUDED THE HUMANS
MARELLA. ARTHROPODA
 IT FED ON ORGANIC PARTICLES
AND IT WAS CAPABLE OF WALKING
         AND SWIMMING
WIWAXIA: MOLLUSK OR ANELID ?
PERSPICARIS WAS A
STRENGE BIVALVED
ARTHROPOD
AYSHEAIA
ONICOPHORA.
VELVET WARM
    IT LIVED
     WITHIN
    SPONGE
COLONIES AND
   MAY HAVE
  PROTECTED
 ITSELF FROM
  P...
HAPLOPHRENTIS. MOLLUSK?
THEY ARE ENIGMATIC ANIMALS
WITH SMALL CONICAL SHELLS.
THEY ARE CARNIVORES
POLYCHAETEWORM
                                        BRANCHIOCHARIS




               OLENELLUS
CRINOIDEUS
            ...
Burgess Shale Fossils
500 MILLIONS YEARS AGO
THE LIFE WENT OUT THE
WATER FOR CONQUER EARTH
TO BE CONTINUED ...
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Cambrian

  1. 1. MILLIONS YEARS AGO
  2. 2. THE EARTH DIDN'T LOOK AS TODAY
  3. 3. TERRIBLE STORMS, VOLCANIC EXPLOSSIONS, METEOR IMPACTS HURT EARTH
  4. 4. After millions years of volcanic eruptions
  5. 5. While the lava was changing the earth's face
  6. 6. ... and huge steam clouds was covering the sky
  7. 7. ON THE OCEAN FLOOR
  8. 8. IN SMALL PONDS...
  9. 9. LIFE WAS BORNING !
  10. 10. STROMATOLITES ARE THE FIRST FOSSIL THAT AGE Stromatolites are commonly thought to have been formed by cementation of sedimentary grains by microorganisms, especially cyanobacteria (formerly known as blue-green algae) Shark Bay (Australia)
  11. 11. 570 MILLIONS YEARS AGO
  12. 12. The Ediacaran fauna are ancient lifeforms, of the Ediacaran Period, that represent the earliest known complex multicellular organisms.
  13. 13. Trilobite precursor Coral precursor Jellyfish precursor
  14. 14. But, a rough ice age fell on Earth
  15. 15. Many millions years after, life was coming back to born
  16. 16. 540 MILLIONS YEARS AGO
  17. 17. EARTH HAS OTHER CONTINENT GRUPS
  18. 18. AND VERY STRANGE ANIMALS LIVED IN THE SEA
  19. 19. THE CAMBRIAN EXPLOSION DESCRIBES THE MAJOR DIVERSIFICATION OF ORGANISMS. IT IS A CHALlENGE TO EVOLUTION
  20. 20. DURING THE CAMBRIAN A LOT OF LIFE MODELS WAS TRYING, BUT SOME OFF THEM VANISH OF THE FACE EARTH
  21. 21. ANOMALOCARIS: ARTHROPODA. IT WAS A GIGANTIC CREATURE, NEARBY 2 METER. THE BIGGEST PREDATOR BY THE AGE
  22. 22. HALLUCIGENIA. ONICOPHORAN? ITS NAME IS AS ITS BODY, A HALLUCINATION
  23. 23. OPABINIA. IT LIVED ON TOP OF THE SOFT SEDIMENT ON THE SEABED
  24. 24. PIKAIA. CHORDATE. PERHAPS IT IS THE OLDEST KNOWN ANCESTOR OF MODERN VERTEBRATES, INCLUDED THE HUMANS
  25. 25. MARELLA. ARTHROPODA IT FED ON ORGANIC PARTICLES AND IT WAS CAPABLE OF WALKING AND SWIMMING
  26. 26. WIWAXIA: MOLLUSK OR ANELID ?
  27. 27. PERSPICARIS WAS A STRENGE BIVALVED ARTHROPOD
  28. 28. AYSHEAIA ONICOPHORA. VELVET WARM IT LIVED WITHIN SPONGE COLONIES AND MAY HAVE PROTECTED ITSELF FROM PREDATORS
  29. 29. HAPLOPHRENTIS. MOLLUSK? THEY ARE ENIGMATIC ANIMALS WITH SMALL CONICAL SHELLS. THEY ARE CARNIVORES
  30. 30. POLYCHAETEWORM BRANCHIOCHARIS OLENELLUS CRINOIDEUS BURGESSIA NECTORASIS DYCTIOPHICUS BRACHIOPODOS VUAXIA PIRANIA
  31. 31. Burgess Shale Fossils
  32. 32. 500 MILLIONS YEARS AGO
  33. 33. THE LIFE WENT OUT THE WATER FOR CONQUER EARTH
  34. 34. TO BE CONTINUED ...

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