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Richard Fortey retired from his position as senior palaeontologist at the Natural History Museum in 2006. He is a well known TV presenter of nature series and the author of several bestselling books, including <i>Fossils: A Key to the Past</i>, <i>The Hidden Landscape</i> which won The Natural World Book of the Year in 1993,<i> Life: An Unauthorised Biography</i>, <i>Trilobite!</i>, <i>The Earth: An Intimate History</i>, <i>Survivors</i> and <i>The Wood for the Trees</i>. He has been elected to be President of the Geological Society of London for its bicentennial year of 2007, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society.

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