The great museums may harbour the conscience for the natural world, not merely provide its catalogue.
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|Profession:||Paleontologist, Television Presenter, Writer|
Richard Fortey studied geology at the University of Cambridge and had a long career as a palaeontologist at the Natural History Museum in London. Prof. Fortey’s research interests include, above all, trilobites. He has stated that he found his first one when he was 14, and the interest later turned into a career. He has named numerous trilobite species and still continues his research despite having retired from the Museum.
He has also been President of the Palaeontological Association and Palaeontographical Society. He was elected in 2009 a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature.
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