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Fossils and Fiction tells dinosaur stories through conversations with paleontologists, creators, authors, experts, and fans. 

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Latest Episodes

  • Episode 11: The Research Journal: Hidden Vultures and Sauropod Teeth

    Episode 11: The Research Journal: Hidden Vultures and Sauropod Teeth

    In this edition of the Fossils and Fiction Research Journal, we hear from Dr Ellen Mather who was lead author on a paper reclassifying a long-known eagle fossil as instead belonging to Australia’s first known vulture, and Dr Stephen Poropat who describes the discovery of sauropod teeth from Queensland.  Access the articles here:  Poropat SF, […]

  • Episode 10: The Research Journal: Pterosaurs and Kangaroos

    Episode 10: The Research Journal: Pterosaurs and Kangaroos

    This episode of Fossils and Fiction features two Australian PhD candidates talking about papers they’ve recently published. Isaac Kerr from Flinders University discusses his paper reporting the discovery of a new ancient kangaroo in Papua New Guinea while Adele Pentland from Swinburne discusses her recent work on the pterosaur Ferrodraco lentoni.  Follow Isaac on Twitter @IsaacARKerr and Adele @AdelePentland.  A full […]

  • Episode 9: Em Blamey talks Sea Monsters

    Episode 9: Em Blamey talks Sea Monsters

    Mosasaurs, ichythyosaurs, and plesiosaurs galore! Em Blamey is the Creative Producer at the Australian National Maritime Museum. The Museum currently has an exhibition entitled ‘Sea Monsters’. Em describes the specimens included and the stories told about these magnificent oceanic creatures.   ‘Sea Monsters’ is open on the following schedule:   Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney, 25 June […]