Paleontology student in the discovery of the first placodonts in Portugal

The first placodonts (Triassic reptiles) from Portugal were reported by the Master in Paleontology student Hugo Campos in a new book chapter about Loulé, in Algarve. The discovery is subject of a news in Diário de Notícias that we translate and transcript here.

Alumnum João Muchagata is the new paleontologist at Natural History Museum of Porto

The alumnum (former student) in the Master in Paleontology João Muchagata is going to manage the paleontology section at Natural History and Science Museum of Porto.

João conducted his master thesis on ziphiid whales in 2016 titled "Function, sexual dimorphism and intraspecific variation of the bizarre rostral structures of the extinct beaked whale, Globicetus hiberus"