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We are David Moscato and Will Harris, paleontologists, educators, and professional chatterboxes. More than just about anything else, we love learning new things and sharing our knowledge. 

Common Descent is our outlet for doing just that. We explore the living world from a paleontological perspective, examining fossils, evolution, zoology, and more. The conversations we have on the podcast are pretty much the discussions we were already having privately, but sharing them on the internet adds something special: you!

It’s incredible for us to know that there are people listening to our academic ramblings. And the questions and suggestions we get from our fans constantly push us to explore new topics. We’re learning, you’re learning, and it doesn’t get better than that.

Each episode of the podcast includes science news, an in-depth discussion of a selected topic of interest, and a corresponding blog post on WordPress with links and pictures. Sometimes we make extra bonus materials, sometimes we have special guests, and we are always accepting fan requests!

Right now, the podcast is something we do in our spare time and with basic resources. The support we receive on Patreon allows us to expand – to purchase new tools, plan special events, and even free up time for making more of the content our supporters enjoy.

Every donation, every download, every iTunes review, every message we receive on social media – it all helps. You, the listeners, are the reason we keep doing this. Thanks for listening, thanks for following us, and if you’re a Patron, thanks so much for your donation.

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Will and David

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