Join Parks Canada staff on a interpretive hike of Burgess Shale, Yoho National Park (couresy Parks Canada). From You Tube.
The Burgess Shale: one of the greatest world discoveries about the origins and evolution of life. From Discovery HD and You Tube.
Author LILLIAN STEWART
Links to Other Sites
Burgess Shale Fossil Bed
View selected Cambrian-age fossils from the Burgess Shale site in British Columbia. From the University of Calgary, Department of Geology and Geophysics.
Yoho National Park of Canada
This illustrated Parks Canada website describes the ecology, geography, and history of Yoho National Park of Canada
Royal Ontario Museum
The official website for the Royal Ontario Museum features illustrated guides to many of the museum’s collections and exhibits.
Deep Time And Ancient Life In The Columbia Basin
Fascinating accounts of early discoveries of the Burgess Shale fossils and other fossil beds in the Columbia basin region of BC. Authoritative information, excellent images and maps. A PDF file from the Royal British Columbia Museum.
Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation
This organization provides guided tours and educational programs at the Burgess Shale site. Includes a brief history of the region and photos of Yoho National Park and Burgess Shale fossils. From the Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation.
Jigsaw complete for ancient predator
A brief illustrated description of the ancient arthropod Hurdia victoria. From newscientist.com.