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Major tectonic event may have triggered burst of animal life 530 million years ago

A new research has explored that a major tectonic event may have triggered the rise in sea level and other environmental changes that accompanied the apparent burst of animal life.

60 new species of animal life found in Suriname

Scientists have discovered 60 new species of animal life during the course of a three-week expedition in the South American nation of Suriname last year.

`Cascade of events` led to Cambrian explosion 520 mn years ago

A new study has suggested that the explosion of animal life on Earth around 520 million years ago took place because of a combination of interlinked factors rather than a single underlying cause.

Animals existed 30mn years prior than thought

University of Alberta researchers have discovered evidence that proves animals existed 585 million years ago - 30 million years earlier than previously established records.