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DVPS November Meeting Speaker: Matt Lamanna

The Delaware Valley Paleontological Society     (In conjunction with their
regular monthly meeting)

Presents the 2002 DVPS Paul Bond Scholarship Recipient & University of
Pennsylvania Doctoral Candidate:

Matthew Lamanna         "How to Turn Dinosaurs into Crocodiles"

Matt is a doctoral candidate in dinosaur paleontology studying under Dr.
Peter Dodson in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the
University of Pennsylvania. In this talk and slide show Matt will address
the question of the occurrence of ornithischian ("bird-hipped") dinosaurs of
the latest Cretaceous period on the African continent. This study evolved
out of research on a misidentified humerus discovered in the Egyptian
Geological Museum in Cairo during the 2000 expedition of the Bahariya
Dinosaur Project.

Date: Thursday, November 21, 2002, Time: 7:30 P.M., Place: The Academy of
Natural Sciences www.acnatsci.org or 215-299-1019, (In Philadelphia, 19th
Street and Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The Commons Room, 19th St. Entrance
(Free and open to the public.)      Q&A and discussion immediately following
the talk.   For further information contact DVPS Vice-President Patti
Kane-Vanni at pkv1@erols.com, paleopatti@hotmail.com or our website at

Patricia Kane-Vanni, Esq.
pkv1@erols.com  or  pkvanni@sas.upenn.edu