If you're still wondering what my project is about exactly, or what taphonomy involves, watch this video and imagine that the whale is a dinosaur, and that it's in a river system, not the ocean! This is only part of what my project involves: I'm also interested in how the carcass is buried, and how it is fossilised.
About the author
Syme is a PhD candidate at The University of Queensland, studying the taphonomy (preservation state) of fossil non-avian dinosaurs, crocodiles and fish from
the Winton Formation, Queensland, Australia. Think forensic science or CSI for fossils, and you're on the right track!
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