Palaeocast

A free webseries exploring the fossil record and the evolution of life on Earth.

http://www.palaeocast.com

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 44m. Bisher sind 183 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint jede zweite Woche.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 5 days 18 hours 19 minutes

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episode 144: Russell's Dinosauroid



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episode 142: The Palaeontographical Society Pt1


This year marks the 175th anniversary of The Palaeontographical Society. Having been established in 1847, PalSoc is the world’s oldest Society devoted specifically to the advancement of palaeontological knowledge in existence. The primary role of...


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 2022-08-16  59m
 
 

episode 141: Episode 141: Bolca Fish


Bolca is a site of exceptional preservation of fossils (termed a konservat lagerstätte) located close to Verona, Italy. This 50 million year old limestone was deposited in the Eocene Epoch and contains over 500 species of plants, arthropods...


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 2022-07-16  1h0m
 
 

episode 140: Episode 140: Aquatic Spinosaurids


In the last few years there has been lots of new work on the iconic Spinosaurus - was it aquatic? What about its relatives? What kind of evidence can we look at to tell us this answer? In this episode we speak with Dr. Matteo Fabbri, from the Field...


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 2022-06-20  1h2m
 
 

episode 139: Marrellomorphs


Marrellomorphs are the group of early Paleozoic arthropods that get their name from the well-known Burgess Shale fossil Marrella splendens. They have for a long time been considered to be closely related to the trilobites, based on similarities...


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 2022-05-16  52m
 
 

episode 138: Episode 138: Hispaniolan Sloths


Sloths (or do you pronounce it “sloths”?), are a group of tree-dwelling xenarthrans from South and Central America. They are well known for their sedentary lifestyles where they just hang around and seemingly do fairly little. But has this always...


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 2022-04-20  1h4m
 
 

episode 137: Episode 137: Tanis


The end-Cretaceous mass extinction was a cataclysmic asteroid impact that ushered in the end of the non-avian dinosaurs and forever changed the course of evolution on Earth. But what can we say about the timing of the event, other than it happened 66...


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 2022-02-25  1h0m
 
 

episode 136: Burmese Amber Pt2b


Continuing our mini series on Burmese Amber, we now turn our focus to the ethics of working on this fossil material. Can possessing or working on amber from Myanmar ever be considered ethical? In the first part of this episode, we examined the...


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 2022-02-15  41m
 
 

episode 135: Episode 135: Burmese Amber Pt2


Continuing our mini series on Burmese Amber, we now turn our focus to the ethics of working on this fossil material. Can possessing or working on amber from Myanmar ever be considered ethical? In the first part of this episode, we examine the...


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 2022-02-03  48m