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When was the Cambrian Period?

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The Cambrian Period was from about 543 to 490 million years ago. It is the earliest period in the Paleozoic ("old life") Era. Until relatively recently paleontologists thought this marked the beginning of life. Primitive life is now know from the Pre-Cambrian Eon.

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