Borings in Cloudina Shells: Complex Predator-Prey Dynamics in the Terminal Neoproterozoic

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  title={Borings in Cloudina Shells: Complex Predator-Prey Dynamics in the Terminal Neoproterozoic},
  author={Hong Hua and Brian R. Pratt and Lu-yi Zhang},
  year={2003}
}
Abstract Predation as an important driver of evolutionary change long has been assumed, despite difficulties to substantiate it with specific examples of predatory interaction, especially for the early Paleozoic diversification of animal life. This study corroborates the existence of shell-drilling predation in the uppermost Neoproterozoic of China. Nearly one-fifth of almost one hundred tubular shells of one of the earliest mineralized animals, Cloudina, are perforated by undoubted predatory… 

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