The end of Paleontology and the return to Lothagam.

|The end of Paleontology and the return to Lothagam.

The Paleontology module is winding down to a close, and for our last trip we returned to Lothagam – one of the most important Miocene fossil bearing sites in the Rift Valley.

Professor Boyer leads the students through the ancient formations in search of fossils

Professor Boyer leads the students through the ancient formations in search of fossils

The students open their fossil-finding eyes as they scour the landscape

The students open their fossil-finding eyes as they scour the landscape

Derrick kneels down to take a closer look

Derrick kneels down to take a closer look

Andrea documents her find

Andrea documents her find

Just a small fraction of the fossils found here

Just a small fraction of the fossils found here

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