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Becoming A Pterodactyl - Christmas Lectures with Simon Conway Morris

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Channel: The Royal Institution
Categories: Archeology / Paleontology   |   Science  
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Simon Conway Morris demonstrates how awesomely huge pterodactyls were, with a little help from some members of the audience.
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Simon Conway Morris gave the 1996 Christmas Lectures "The History Of Our Bones" about the important role fossils and bones play in helping us understand the past.

The fourth lecture "Innovations and novelty", where this clip is from, sees Simon taking the audience through the Cambrian explosion, which marks a significant appearance of animal fossil remains.

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