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DC Nerd Nite: "On Nipple Toothed Pachyderms: American degeneracy and the fossil record of elephants" by Advait Jukar ’11

Advait Jukar ’11 will answer the questions: What do fossils have to do with the spirit of America? Were the French right about a degenerate fauna in the west? What the heck are nipple teeth? Advait is a researcher of ancient mammals at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History where he studies the structure of ancient ecosystems, megafaunal extinctions, and the evolution of elephants and horses.

Other researchers will also be presenting on interesting questions. The rest of the summaries are posted on the event website. Facebook event here.

Tickets are $10 (plus an Eventbrite fee), and we will meet at the venue at 6 p.m.!

Call Julia Selker ’15 at 541-908-5792 if you can’t find us!

Note: the event is expected to sell out quickly, so please buy a ticket soon!

Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 6:00pm

DC9 1940 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001

Event Type

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