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Relics: Travels in Nature's Time Machine
Lecture by Piotr Naskrecki
Entomologist, Photographer and Author, Researcher at Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University
In his newest book, Relics, world-renowned zoologist Piotr Naskrecki travels the globe to photograph “relics,” creatures or habitats that, while acted upon by evolution, remain remarkably similar to their earliest manifestations in the fossil record. From horseshoe crabs of the Atlantic to orchids of New Guinea, Naskrecki has created a time-lapse tour of life that has persisted nearly untouched for hundreds of millions of years.