Abu Dhabi today lies in one of the world's driest regions - the Saharan-Arabian desert belt. However, 7 million-year-old sediment layers in the Al Gharbia region preserve the fossilized remains of diverse species that once subsisted along a large freshwater ecosystem there, from crocodiles and hippopotamus, to elephants and monkeys. This presentation summarizes the latest discoveries of thirty years of research and exploration into the prehistoric life of Abu Dhabi.
image: Reconstruction of a herd of Stegotretrabelodon at Mleisa in Abu Dhabi's western region. Copyright Mauricio Antón.
Simultaneous Arabic translation will be provided.
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