Dr Adam Yates is the Senior Curator of Earth Sciences at the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory. He joins Fossils and Fiction for a discussion about the history of megafauna, dinosaurs, and other creatures of the Australian continent. We focus on the Alcoota Fossil Beds, crocodiles, geologic change, and Antarctica.
Resources mentioned in this episode include:
- The website of the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory: http://magnt.com.au/
- Megafauna Central https://www.magnt.net.au/megafauna-central
- Fabbri, M. et al. (2022) ‘Subaqueous foraging among carnivorous dinosaurs’, Nature. Nature Publishing Group, pp. 1–6. doi: 10.1038/s41586-022-04528-0.
- Cisneros, J. C. et al. (2022) Digging deeper into colonial palaeontological practices in modern day Mexico and Brazil, Royal Society Open Science. doi: 10.1098/rsos.210898.
A full transcript of this episode is available here.