Monday, 7 February 2011

Officially experts!

Originally uploaded by hallucygenia
One of the many essential pieces of paper involved in getting the Chinese residence permit is this Foreign Expert Certificate. "The bearer of the Certificate is a foreign expert" it says. Unfortunately we have to give the certificate back when we leave China, but until then it's rather good for the ego.

Chris Nedin: Yes, we agree, the reconstruction isn't scientifically rigorous, but it gets the general idea across to those people who haven't met anomalocaridids before. This is a problem with many reconstructions of fossils: they are done by artists, not palaeontologists.

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