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Hunting Therapsids In Brazil

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There are a series of articles about conducting

paleontological / fossil hunting in Brazil in the

Scientist at Work: Notes form the Field in the

New York Times. The articles published so far are:

Have You Seen This Animal?

New York Times, April 11, 2012


On the Origin of Therapsids

New York Times, April 12, 2012


How Old is the ‘Fire Stone’? By Ken Angielcyzk

New York Times, April 13, 2012


From Brazil’s Book of Rocks

New York Times, April 17, 2012


Unearthing Dwellers of an Aquatic Past

New York Times, April 18, 2012


Fossil Hunting Near ‘New York,’ Brazil

New York Times, April 20, 2012


Back to the Scene of a Former Fossil Site

New York Times, April 24, 2012


Related paper:

Brito, D., R. Rohn, J. Carneiro de Castro, Ricardo

R. Dias, and R. Rössler, 2009, The Northern

Tocantins Petrified Forest, State of Tocantins –

The most luxuriant and important Permian

tropical-subtropical floristic record in the

Southern Hemisphere. in M. Winge and others

Sítios Geológicos e Paleontológicos do Brasil.

Brasília: CPRM

PDF file (English) at http://vsites.unb.br/ig/sigep/sitio104/sitio104english.pdf

PDF file (Spanish) at http://vsites.unb.br/ig/sigep/sitio104/sitio104.pdf

Best wishes,

Paul H.

Edited by Oxytropidoceras

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