An abundance of lifestyles in the Burgess Shale

Pie chart illustrating relative abundance of different lifestyles in the Burgess Shale

This pie chart illustrates the relative abundance of different lifestyles in the Burgess Shale: Nektonic (swimmers), Nektobenthic (swimmers/crawlers), Endobenthic (burrowers) and Epibenthic (crawlers).

Graphic: Jacquie Jeanes

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