Anomalocaris

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Anomalocaris
NHMuseumAnolmalocaris.png
Scientific name
Anomalocaris
Sections stand-alone
Selling price 99k Bells NH Inv Icon cropped.png 2,000 Bells
Main appearances
Name in other languages

Japanese アノマロカリス
Simplified Chinese 奇虾
French Anomalocaris
Spanish Anomalocaris
Italian Anomalocaride
Russian Аномалокарис

Korean 아노말로카리스
Traditional Chinese 奇蝦
Quebec French Anomalocaris
Latin American Spanish Anomalocaris
German Anomalocaris
Dutch Anomalocaris


The Anomalocaris is a stand-alone fossil that can be donated to the museum in Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

Donating to the museum[edit]

New Horizons[edit]

When donating to Blathers or selecting "Tell me about this!" in New Horizons, he will provide the following information about the fossil:

"Anomalocaris lived in the water long before the dinosaurs and are known for their, er, "distinctive" look. Flat bodies over three feet in length, bulging eyes like a...dragonfly, antennae like shrimp tails... They looked so peculiar that people originally thought they were multiple fossils stacked on top of each other! As a delightful side note, "anomalocaris" means "abnormal shrimp". Obviously this animal has a certain reputation in the scientific community!"

The Anomalocaris can be found in the first room of the fossil exhibit in the museum.

Real-world information[edit]

From shortly after the Cambrian explosion, Anomalocaris is believed to be one of the earliest apex predators. It reached up to a meter in length, making it one of the largest animals of the time. They are classified as radiodonts, which are believed to be close relatives of arthropods.

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Names in other languages[edit]

Japanese アノマロカリス
Anomarokarisu
Anomalocaris

Korean 아노말로카리스
Anomallokariseu
Anomalocaris

Simplified Chinese
Traditional Chinese
奇虾 / 奇蝦
Qí xiā
Anomalocaris

Russian Аномалокарис
Anomalokaris
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Dutch Anomalocaris -

German Anomalocaris -

European Spanish Anomalocaris -

European French Anomalocaris -

Italian Anomalocaride Anomalocaris