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    Welcome to the Dallas Paleontological Society

     The Dallas Paleo Society monthly meeting is Wednesday, July 8 at 7:30pm at Brookhaven College, Brookhaven College Geotechnology Institute building, room 126 on the Brookhaven Campus.

    Our guest speaker at the next meeting of the DPS, on Wednesday, July 8th, will be Bruno Goncalves Augusta, a Ph.D. student visiting SMU this summer. He will speak on the subject of his Masters thesis, "Development and evolution of the crocodile skull: clues from a Brazilian fossil". Bruno studied 10 specimens of Mariliasuchus amarali, from the Upper Cretaceous near Sao Paulo. The specimens are a growth series, permitting a detailed developmental study and comparison with the living genus Caiman. This should be of particular interest to croc-finders of the Arlington Archosaur Site and other localities in Texas.

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    More about the Society can be found in The Fossil Record.

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    Purpose of the Society

    The Dallas Paleontological Society was founded in 1984 for the purpose of promoting interest in and knowledge of the science of paleontology. It was intended by the founding members that the Society would be a network for the exchange of data between professionals and serious amateurs in this field.

    Everyone is welcome to join the Society. No special skills or knowledge are required for membership.


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