Zhu et al. claim that we fail to acknowledge Brasier et al. (1990), incorrectly cite the stratigraphy in Luo et al. (1991), and misplace the Precambrian-Cambrian (PC-C) boundary. Also, Zhu et al. seem to be puzzled by our C isotope data. However, these contentions can be easily refuted. We will show how Zhu et al. make numerous factual errors and incorrect inferences based upon our paper.


Omissions. Unfortunately, Zhu et al. misinterpret the data in Brasier et al. (1990), which show little δ13C trend below marker A in the Meishucun section (Fig 1B)....

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