After more than four decades of studying fossilised imprints, scientists believe they have finally nailed Hallucigenia’s position in the tree of life, and in the process discovered its only living descendants.
If you asked anyone what the biggest living thing on Earth was, what would be the common response? Blue Whale? Perhaps, in ancient times, a dinosaur? Well, it might surprise you that the largest organism on Earth exists right under your feet.
Dr. Bruce returns from the Amazon rainforest and opens the Burning Man 2013 talks series with “Sacred Monkey Power”, a talk about our 90 million year deep ancestry starting out on the limbs of rainforest giants.