Top 5 Blogs of 2017

Posted: December 18, 2017 - 10:23 , by ROM
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#5 - Three cheers for Burgess Shale’ newest oddball animal, a worm with waving “arms”

Ovatiovermis cribratus, means “standing suspension-feeding worm” in Latin, this new discovery from the Burgess Shale is only 3cm tall!



#4 - Meet a Worm with Invisibility Powers

A new species of 508 million year old worm from the Burgess Shale was good for #4 on the most read blogs of 2017. Not only did this worm have transparent skin, it also had a wicked set of hooks around its mouth!



#3 - 8 things to know about the ROM’s reopened Weston Entrance

On December 12th, 2017 the Museum opened the Heritage Weston Queen's Park Entrance after a decade. This blog details some of the changes to the entrance. 



#2 - Winners of the 2017 Henry's #ROMmembers Capture the Wilderness Contest

In celebration of the ROM's Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition, Henry's exclusively invited ROM Members to enter the "Capture the Wilderness" Contest which ran from February 1st to March 19th, 2017.



#1 - I found what looks like a tiny “caterpillar” in my home. What is it?

Entomology Technician, Antonia Guidotti wrote about household pests on July 25, 2017 and the post recieved over 22,000 page views!

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