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Re: Ideas for Short Dinosaur Presentation

Literally gave just that first talk this morning and am running off to
give the second just now! Will send you the basics of what I covered later
today or tomorrow.

On Sat, February 18, 2012 2:46 pm, Dino Guy Ralph wrote:
> If you were going to put together a brief presentation on dinosaurs for a
> general audience, what would be the main topics that you would want to
> cover?  I'm talking about a fun little enrichment talk for high school or
> college level students, with just a handful of topics.  The idea is to
> cover the basics of dinosaur science rather than to devote the talk to a
> particular specialization ("Histology of an unidentifiable ornithischian
> bone fragment and its implications for reconstructing the Maastrichtian
> paleoecology of Australia " -- not).
> What topics would you include in a brief talk on the history of life on
> earth?  (Let's see just how fast this Wayback machine can go -- no time
> for the boring stuff)!
> ---Ralph

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