"If we and the rest of the backboned animals were to disappear overnight, the rest of the world would get on pretty well. But if the invertebrates were to disappear, the land's ecosystems would collapse."
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Rude boy Rudists
About 100 million years ago, during the heyday of the dinosaurs, reefs were built by molluscs called "rudist clams".