Literature on the Cambrian Explosion Abstract The Cambrian explosion refers to the period in the earth’s history when animal existence is first recorded in the form of fossils. This period is important because it provides us with information about the role of evolution in the earth’s history, the importance of the environment on the development of animal species, the interdependence of the organisms on evolution and the role of the environment on mass extinction. A review of the literature on the Cambrian explosion is performed and analyzed to determine whether animals appeared for the first time on earth during this period and if there is any additional evidence beside the fossil records to support the Cambrian explosion. The evidence...The end:
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