Critical Wit #11 – The Science of Penguin Evolution

Dr. Daniel Ksepka is a vertebrate paleontologist that works at North Carolina State University. Dan has done a lot of research in studying penguin fossils, and we discuss the evolutionary history of penguins as determined from the fossil record.   Dan also has a fantastic blog called March of the Fossil Penguins and you can follow him on Twitter @ksepkalab.

There is also a great 50-minute lecture online in which Dan provides a comprehensive overview on penguin evolution.  It’s really, really good.

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  1. [...] If you’d like to listen to a Science podcast on Penguin Evolution, please visit Critical Wit Podcast. [...]

  2. [...] a recap of some of the more interesting parts of the interviews.  The first excerpt is from episode 11 and is about the evolutionary history of penguins, and the second excerpt is from episode 13 and [...]

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