Subscribe
Subscribe
MY AMERICAN SCIENTIST
LOG IN! REGISTER!
SEARCH
 
Logo IMG
HOME > MULTIMEDIA > Multimedia Detail

PIZZA LUNCH PODCASTS

Retracing the Evolution of African Penguins

Listen to the podcast:


African Penguins"Penguins are 10 times older than humans and have been here for a very, very long time," said Daniel Ksepka, Ph.D., a researcher at the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent). Dr. Ksepka researches the evolution of penguins and how they came to inhabit the African continent.

Because penguins have been around for over 60 million years, their fossil record is extensive. Fossils that Dr. Ksepka and his colleagues have discovered provide clues about migration patterns and the diversity of penguin species.

Dr. Ksepka goes into more depth about how his research is piecing together the evolutionary puzzle of penguins and other related bird species.

Watch the interview:


Read his blog, March of the Fossil Penguins.


comments powered by Disqus
 

Connect With Us:

                   

Latest Multimedia

Audio: Cancer Chemotherapy During Pregnancy

Pregnant women rarely get cancer. But when they do, they face tough choices for how to treat it, particularly if the doctor recommends chemotherapy.... (click the link above to read more).


RSS Feed Subscription

Receive notification when new content is posted from the entire website, or choose from the customized feeds available.


EMAIL TO A FRIEND :

Subscribe to American Scientist