Distantly related to crustaceans such as lobsters and shrimps. It is considered to be at the top of the earliest food chains because of its large body size, formidable grasping claws armed with sharp spikes and a ferocious-looking circular mouth positioned under the head. Regarded as one of the world's first apex predators, the model depicts Anomalocaris as an active hunter with large, super-sensitive compound eyes.
CollectA’s prehistoric models are created following expert advice and acknowledging the latest scientific discoveries. In order to advance education through play, we are proud to have a tradition of producing models of obscure species and not only the well-known and popular ones. We strive to produce both scientifically accurate models for educational and creative play and ensure that each stage of their production is overseen by a palaeontological expert.
13cm x 4cm