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Take a Virtual Tour of Paul Sereno’s Fossil Lab

Paleontologist and National Geographic Explorer Paul Sereno has discovered dozens of remarkable prehistoric creatures including SuperCroc and its relatives, as well as the ancient people of the Green Sahara. When not out searching for and analyzing fossils, he’s teaching others how to do it at the University of Chicago, and now you see what it’s like...

Paul Sereno is a man in search of tooth and beauty. (Photo by Mark Thiessen)

Paleontologist and National Geographic Explorer Paul Sereno has discovered dozens of remarkable prehistoric creatures including SuperCroc and its relatives, as well as the ancient people of the Green Sahara.

When not out searching for and analyzing fossils, he’s teaching others how to do it at the University of Chicago, and now you see what it’s like to walk the halls with one of today’s top paleontologists.

Join Paul for a tour of his Fossil Lab as part of the Google Science Fair “Field Trip Friday” series on Google+. Tune in Friday, April 5, 1:00PM ET (1800 GMT).

 

A Deinosuchus lunges at an Albertosaurus in an artist's conception. (Illustration by Raul D. Martin, National Geographic Stock)
A Deinosuchus lunges at an Albertosaurus in an artist’s conception. (Illustration by Raul D. Martin, National Geographic Stock)

 

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Author Photo Andrew Howley
Andrew Howley is a longtime contributor to the National Geographic blog, with a particular focus on archaeology and paleoanthropology generally, and ancient rock art in particular. Over 11 years at the National Geographic Society, Andrew worked in various ways to share the stories of NG explorers and grantees online. He also produced the Home Page of nationalgeographic.com for several years, and helped manage the Society's Facebook page during its breakout year of 2010. He studied Anthropology with a focus on Archaeology from the College of William & Mary in Virginia. He has covered expeditions with NG Explorers-in-Residence Mike Fay, Enric Sala, and Lee Berger. His personal interests include painting, running, and reading about history. You can follow him on Twitter @anderhowl and on Instagram @andrewjhowley. Learn more at andrewjhowley.com.