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Paleontologist To Reveal New Methods Of Examining Dinosaur Fossils And Lizards Preserved In Amber



Paleontologist To Reveal New Methods Of Examining Dinosaur Fossils And Lizards Preserved In Amber

NOV. 1, 2001 - Paleontologist Louis Jacobs will discuss exciting new methods used to examine dinosaur fossils and ancient lizards preserved in amber. Students and the public are invited to attend Dr. Jacobs' presentation, "Lizards in Amber and New Ways to Study Exceptional Fossils," which will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Collin County Community College Spring Creek campus in Plano, Room C104.

Dr. Jacobs is president of Southern Methodist University's Institute for the Study of Earth and Man and director of SMU's Shuler Museum of Paleontology. He is also past-president of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontologists.

Dr. Jacobs, author of "Lone Star Dinosaurs" and "Quest for African Dinosaurs," has conducted extensive research at dinosaur dig sites worldwide, including the Western United States, Pakistan, Mexico, Kenya, Cameroon, Malawi and Yemen. Recently Dr. Jacobs has been working dig sites in Texas, New Mexico and Arizona.

For more information on the presentation, call Diana Vineyard at 214.768.2425.