Ancient arachnid brought ‘back to life’: Video recreates 410-million-year-old animal walking

9 julio 2014

Scientists have recreated the walking gait of a 410-million-year-old arachnid, one of the first predators on land, based on fossil evidence. The scientists used the fossils — thin slices of rock showing the animal’s cross-section — to work out the range of motion in the limbs of this ancient, extinct early relative of the spiders.
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