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User Review  - rnsulentic - LibraryThing

This book will open your eyes. (pun intended). Parker makes a compelling case for the reason for the "Cambrian explosion"--the development of sight by animals. Read full review

IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

The Cambrian period saw the first proliferation of complex life on earth, and herewith is the fascinating argument that the development of vision triggered "evolution's big bang."Parker (Zoology ... Read full review

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User Review  - JNSelko - LibraryThing

The most rational and easily defended explanation for the Cambrian explosion I have ever read (although rationality and defensibility do not make it true). It seems so simple now... Read full review

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User Review  - name99 - LibraryThing

Interesting, but ultimately frustrating. Parker's thesis is that what triggered the Cambrian Explosion was the evolution of decent eyes, most likely initially in trilobites. The idea is that with ... Read full review

In the blink of an eye

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

The Cambrian Explosion lasted 43 million years, a blink of an eye on the geological time scale, yet during that period all animal phyla evolved complex external forms. The cause of this unique event ... Read full review