Monthly Archives: July 2010

Amy Shapiro: Week 2, What Was Old Is New Again

Hello again! We are excavating in a region of the old phosphate mine called E Quarry, which is one of the richest fossil areas in the park. During mining excavations in the ’50s-’70s, they started finding fossils near the bottom … Continue reading

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Amy Shapiro: Week 1, Langebaanweg

Hello from Langebaanweg! I am Amy Shapiro, a teaching assistant for the ASU Paleoanthropology, Paleontology, and Paleoecology Field School in South Africa this summer. A total of ten undergraduate students, from ASU and seven other universities in “the states” along … Continue reading

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