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Weird Wonders

Professor Richard Fortey journeys high in the Rocky Mountains to explore a 520-million-year-old fossilised seabed containing bizarre and experimental lifeforms that have revolutionised our understanding about the beginnings of complex life. Among the amazing finds he uncovers are marine creatures with five eyes and a proboscis; filter-feeders shaped like tulips; worm-like scavengers covered in spikes but with no identifiable head or anus; and a metre-long predator resembling a giant shrimp.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 6 Jun 2015 19:00


Role Contributor
PresenterRichard Fortey
Series ProducerShaun Trevisick
Executive ProducerBill Locke
Executive ProducerPeter Lovering
DirectorSebastian Duthy

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