It has been named after bestselling novel ‘The Kite Runner’. It shows 10 juveniles - at different stages of development - connected to the adult meaning molting was postponed until after they were old enough to hatch. Otherwise they would have been cast aside with the shed exoskeleton.
Video: Shrimp-like creature dug up - in England
Measuring less than half an inch long, a creature that carried its young in capsules tethered to its body like tiny kites 430 million years ago, has been found in the Herefordshire LagerstÃ¤tte - one of England's richest deposits of soft-bodied fossils.
By The Newsroom
Monday, 4th April 2016, 7:00 pm