Chew on This

How Fossilized Teeth Reveal Clues about Malawi’s Ancient Climate

Thursday, February 15 @ 4:00 – 5:00 pm

  • Webinar
  • Free; Registration required

What did the Lake Malawi region look like during the last ice age? Yale Ph.D. candidate Alex Bertacchi discusses how fossilized teeth of plant-eating animals can be used to reconstruct climate and vegetation in ancient Malawi. The results imply unique challenges to the hunter-gatherers inhabiting the area.