The Turkana Basin Field School proceeds apace. Today the palaeontology module began with Prof Doug Boyer of Duke University who arrived at TBI yesterday.
One of the first exercises was putting the earth’s history and timeline into perspective.
Students did this using rolls of toilet-paper, to illustrate some of the major events in the earth and evolution of life.
There were some major events that took place:
Here come the mammals and dinosaurs!
Later came the birds: