Brachiopods: Ancient Sea Shells

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Event type: talk, meet the scientist

Location: Attenborough Studio

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Free, no ticket required

Meet the brachiopods – the ancient marine animals that can be found as fossils around Britain.

Millions of years ago, brachiopods lived in all the world's oceans, in many different and often bizarre varieties. Now they are found in only a handful of habitats on Earth.

Join a Museum scientist as they explain more about the shapes, sizes and lifestyles of these odd creatures.

You can also handle some of the fossil specimens from the Museum's collections and get a closer look at their modern-day relatives.

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