August 15, 2019

Penguin size of human discovered in New Zealand

“The fossilised bones are of an animal thought to have been about 1.6m (5ft 3in) tall, weighing up to 80kg (176lb).” (BBC)

August 15, 2019

Mission Jurassic: Searching for dinosaur bones

“The open carcass of this 40-tonne giant was filling with all kinds of muck and beginning to disappear from view.” (BBC)

August 8, 2019

Scientists discover prehistoric fossil of giant 'cannibal' parrot

“The bird, almost almost 3ft 6in tall, is the biggest parrot ever known, twice the size of the largest species alive today.” (National Post)


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APGO Education Foundation awards two scholarships to geoscience students

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APGO Education Foundation awards first Arsalan Mohajer bursary

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