James Flis sitting

Q1. When did you first become interested in Paleontology/Geology?

A. In 4th or 5th grade. I lived in Buffalo, New York around two miles of Sharp Quarry Creek and would visit the quarry after school, weekends, and when I had free time. I noticed shapes that looked like clams and collected them and have been interested in fossils since then. I also  found a slab of 4 trilobites in the Wianaka shale in New York.


Q2. What was your greatest discovery?

A.  Finding oil in the Permian base


Q3. If you were a dinosaur which one would you be and why?

A. Diplodocus because they are lazy and not threatening


Q4. What is your favorite breakfast food?

A. Wheaties




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