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Friday, January 16, 2009
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The origin of modern birds: New evidence from the Cretaceous of China

Dr. Matthew C. Lamanna, Assistant Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, discusses the fossils of Gansus yumenensis, a 115 million-year-old amphibious bird from China, which despite its great antiquity is thought to be closely related to modern birds.

For information and to register. 

Dr. Matthew C. Lamanna, Assistant Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, discusses the fossils of Gansus yumenensis, a 115 million-year-old amphibious bird from China, which despite its great antiquity is thought to be closely related to modern birds. For information and to register. 

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