Researchers, led by Lee Berger, had claimed in a Netflix documentary that the species buried its dead, used fire, used tools, and made rock art.
Neither lack of evidence nor conflicting evidence stopped the author from drawing far-reaching conclusions.
The “molecular clock” must be wrong, a study concludes. Cambrian animal ancestors are not there in the fossil record as hoped.
Whenever you find papers and articles dealing with the Cambrian fossil record in the usual science journals, there are commonalities.
The fossilization of Kimberella specimens was most likely based on rapid burial with sand during storm events.