A change of perspective


MUSE - The Science Museum

MUSE - The Science Museum
Trento, Italy

“A dream-like animal!” Cried paleontologist Simon Conway Morris when he discovered Hallucigenia. Its mysterious shape still puzzles many scientists. Some had to literally turn their ideas upside down: what researchers first thought were legs turned out being a line of dorsal spines, what was once assumed to be its belly is now considered its back!


  • Title: A change of perspective
  • Date Created: 2013
  • Location: Muse, Trento, Italy
  • Photographer: Matteo De Stefano
  • Object Name: Hallucigenia

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