NatureNL January Public Lecture at The Rooms

New perspectives on the Ediacaran Mistaken Point biota of Newfoundland: Palaeobiology, palaeoecology and geoconservation of a candidate UNESCO World Heritage Site

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
at 7:00 pm, at The Rooms
No admission fee

Did you know that one of the oldest complex fossils in the world was found here on the Bonavista Peninsula in 2008? Memorial University’s Dr. Duncan McIlroy and University of Oxford’s Jack Matthews will tell you about this approximately 560 million year-old amazing find and take you to the Connections Gallery to see the actual ancient specimen. They will also talk about their exciting new insights into how this group of organisms lived, when they evolved and why the went extinct.