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Episode 47: Lobopodians

June 29th, 2015 | by David Marshall

It’s been quite a week for lobopodians! First off, we’ve had the redescription of Hallucigenia by Dr Martin Smith. This [&hellip


Ichthyosaur skull reconstruction

June 12th, 2015 | by Liz Martin-Silverstone

A new study out today has produced the world’s first ichthyosaur endocast, which can tell us a lot more about [&hellip


Episode 45: Post K-Pg radiations

June 1st, 2015 | by David Marshall

The Cretaceous-Paleogene (K-Pg) mass extinction was the latest of the ‘big five’ events. Approximately 75% of species went extinct, with [&hellip


Episode 44: Trackway modelling

May 1st, 2015 | by David Marshall

We’ve covered ichnology before, in Episode 14, but it’s time to revisit trackways with a high-tech approach. We talk to [&hellip


Episode 37: Theropods and birds

December 1st, 2014 | by David Marshall

Theropods are what we would classically recognise as the meat-eating dinosaurs of the Mesozoic Era. They are best known from genera [&hellip


Episode 36: Emu Bay Shale

November 1st, 2014 | by David Marshall

The Emu Bay shale is a Burgess Shale-type lagerstätte from the Early Cambrian of South Australia. We speak to Dr [&hellip


Episode 33: Year Two Review

September 1st, 2014 | by David Marshall

Well that year certainly went very fast! We now find ourselves embarking upon our third year, but before we do [&hellip


Episode 32: Canids

August 5th, 2014 | by David Marshall

We’re all familiar with canines (dogs, wolves, jackals, foxes, etc), but these are just only one of three sub-families of [&hellip


Episode 20: Year Review

September 15th, 2013 | by Joe Keating

As Palaeocast celebrates it’s 1st Birthday, we take the chance to look back over the past year and review our [&hellip



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