River of Giants: vertebrate palaeontology in Morocco
Date(s) - 05/20/2021
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Pint of Science UK
Thursday, May 20, 2021, at 12 pm CDT.
Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 12 PM CDT
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On the fringes of the Sahara desert in North Africa, layers of rock are exposed that represent what is known as the famous Kem Kem beds of Morocco. In this show, three palaeontological experts will introduce you to their research on the fossils found within these beds, revealing some of the truly amazing animals that swam within, stalked around, and soared above the ancient Kem Kem river system.
An ancient river of giants: where, when – and its fishes – Professor David Martill
The giant flying reptiles and their flaplings – Roy Smith
River monsters – resurrecting the world’s largest predatory dinosaur – Dr. Nizar Ibrahim
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