We are a team of four who share a passion for the wonderfully weird beasts of the Pleistocene.
Jan Freedman: Curator of Natural History at Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery. Cares for all the natural history collections and has a fondness for the Pleistocene specimens. (@janfreedman)
Ross Barnett: Has a background in ancient DNA and Pleistocene extinction studies. Now potters about looking after two kids and trys to keep himself occupied. (@DeepFriedDNA)
Tabitha Paterson: Studying an MSc in Palaeolithic Archaeology and Palaeoanthropology at University College, London. (@TabithaPaterson)
Rena Maguire: Specialises in equestrian archaeology, and (mostly) metallurgy expressed in Iron Age material culture, with a PhD examining equitation in Ireland using geochemical evidence from 2000 years ago. Rena’s research also examines the distribution, manufacture and ritual practices involving horses, and examines the links between Ireland and the rest of Europe. (@justrena)
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