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A virtual field trip to the fossil site at Blackberry Hill

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For #FossilFriday why not take a virtual field trip to Blackberry Hill with Chris Gass, the author of our Solving the Mystery of the First Animals on Land: The Fossils of Blackberry Hill, and witness some of the remarkable trace and body fossils of the first animals to have walked on land. Click the image above for the ten minute field trip or click on the image below for more information about the book.  

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Forthcoming title: Fossil Spiders in Baltic Amber: An annotated systematic catalogue

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We are very pleased to announce our forthcoming title: Fossil Spiders in Baltic Amber: An annotated systematic catalogue by Dr David Penney. The title is due for release on 2 Nov 2020, but can be pre-ordered before 31 August 2020 at 15% discount! Click cover to go to product page and order your discounted copy now From the back cover With 557 named spider species in 202 genera and 58 families, Baltic amber represents the richest source of fossil spiders anywhere on the planet, with research describing this remarkable fossil fauna dating back more than 200 years. The identification of...

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Surviving the Coronavirus Gym Lockdown - are you ready for the second wave?

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Click cover to go to the product page Some of you will be aware that the founder of Siri Scientific Press is also a keen powerlifter and he has placed first in his age/weight category (M2, -105kg) at various competitions over the past three years, and earlier this year, placed second on the national stage at the British Bench Press Championships held in February. He is also a qualified GB Powerlifting Coach. He takes his training very seriously. On a normal day (six days per week) he wakes up at 4.30am to be in the gym for 5.45 in order...

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Just Released: A Guide to Fossil Collecting on the South Dorset Coast

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We are very pleased to announce that our latest title, A Guide to Fossil Collecting on the South Dorset Coast, by Steve Snowball and Craig Chivers (and with prehistoric life and scene reconstructions by Andreas Kurpisz), has just been released. This title follows a similar format to their other volume covering the West Dorset coast. Click the cover to go to the product page for more info and to order your copy. From the back cover This is the second in a series of guides on the safe and responsible collection of fossils along the coast of Dorset. This sumptuously...

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ADVANCE COPIES NOW IN: A Guide to Fossil Collecting on the South Dorset Coast

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We are very pleased to announce that the advance copies our latest title, A Guide to Fossil Collecting on the South Dorset Coast, by Steve Snowball and Craig Chivers (and with prehistoric life and scene reconstructions by Andreas Kurpisz), have just been received. This title is due for formal release on 1st March, but there is still time to order it at the pre-release discount rate! Click the cover to go to the product page for more info and to order your advance copy. From the back cover This is the second in a series of guides on the safe...

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