Fossil Findings

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Interested in the latest and greatest from the world of palaeontology?  

Fossilised Janjucetus skull

Source: Museum Victoria Photographer: Rodney Start

Join museum experts on a tour of Melbourne Museum’s Evolution Gallery, followed by a series of ‘vignettes‘ on what’s new, controversial and exciting, presented by leading international palaeontologists. Speakers will include top palaeontologists from around the world-Prof Jenny Clack, UK (early amphibians), Prof Zhu Min, China (spectacular feathered dinosaurs); Dr Ewan Fordyce, NZ (whale origins); Dr Stephen Godfrey, USA, (on evolution and creationism); Dr Steve Salisbury, Australia (new Australian dinosaurs).

To wrap up the evening, you are invited to enjoy some refreshments while you talk to the experts and get a chance to see some of the latest fossil finds.

Event type: Talk

Price: $20 per person, bookings are essential

Date: 11/04/2007

Day: Wednesday

Session Time: 5.00 pm – 8.00 pm, tour starts at 5pm, talks start at 6pm.

Bookings: Essential

Email: visitorprograms@museum.vic.gov.au

Further information: Tour 5:00-5:45pm, commencing from museum front foyer. Lecture and refreshments 6:00-8:00pm in the Age Theatre.

Venue: The Age Theatre, Melbourne Museum

Address: Nicholson St, Carlton, Melbourne

Melway reference: 2B J10

Phone: 8341 7777

Fax: 8341 7778

Web: http://melbourne.museum.vic.gov.au/

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