Close up of ammonite fossils.

John Pickrell

My Expertise

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John is an award-winning science journalist and one of the world’s top fossil and palaeontology writers, who regularly contributes to publications including New Scientist, National Geographic, Nature and Scientific American. He is the former editor of Australian Geographic magazine and author of several popular science books, including Flying Dinosaurs and Weird Dinosaurs.

John has led dinosaur tours around the world, and when not writing can be found on fossil digs in Australia, Argentina and Mongolia. He studied biology at London’s Imperial College and has an MSc in taxonomy and biodiversity from the Natural History Museum.

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