Trilobites disappeared in the extinction event known as the Great Dying.
The Permian-Triassic extinction event was the largest mass extinction in Earth's history.
The bad news was that it took 30 million years for ecosystems to recover. The good news is that, as cool as Trilobites were, if they hadn’t gone extinct, they would be a righteous nightmare to find in your shoe.
Do not be tricked into believing that this once plentiful ancient louse is for the kids. This is more of a glass of single malt while listening to some Stromae type of puzzle.
World Time Record: 3 hours. Currently held by: Janna Sedevy and Rachael Bainbridge-Sedevy.