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2. The Cambrian Explosion (approximately 550 mya to 450 mya) was a time of rapid
diversification of life. Why might this diversification have occurred so rapidly (10-100 mya)?
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: 2. The Cambrian Explosion (approximately 550 mya to 450 mya) was a time of rapid diversification of life. Why might this diversification have occurred so rapidly (10-100 mya)? Orden

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The Cambrian explosion or "Cambrian radiation" was an event that occurred approximately 541 million years ago in the Cambrian period. 
The Cambrian Period indicates a significant point in the history of life on ...

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