Kōrero: Fossils

Charles Fleming, paleontologist

Scientist Charles Fleming looks over a collection of fossils. A versatile scientist, Fleming became chief paleontologist of the Geological Survey in Wellington in 1952 and specialised in studying living and fossil molluscs. Listen to Fleming explain why there are few terrestrial fossil deposits in New Zealand.

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Hamish Campbell, 'Fossils - Age of mammals – Cenozoic', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/speech/9033/charles-fleming-paleontologist (accessed 18 August 2019)

Story by Hamish Campbell, published 12 Jun 2006