Ancient Chinese ‘penis worms’ may have been the first to use their shells to avoid predators

Scientists believe 500-million-year-old fossils found in China from strange-looking sea animals colloquially called “penis worms” might be the earliest known example of a “hermit lifestyle” and may move back the timeline of that evolutionary innovation by hundreds of millions of years.The discovery in the southwest province Yunnan suggests a fundamental rethinking of the Cambrian Age – one of the most vibrant evolutionary periods in Earth’s history – hinting that it was more predatorial than…

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