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WILLIS, P.M.A., 1987. A fish eating crocodile from the South Pacific. In The Antipodean Ark (ed. S. Hand and M. Archer). Angus and Robertson, Sydney. 

WILLIS, P.M.A., 1987. How to entertain thirty volunteers using sledge hammers. Riversleigh Notes, 2: 5. 

WILLIS, P.M.A., 1987. There's a crocodile in my vat!!. Riversleigh Notes, 2: 7. 

WILLIS, P.M.A., 1988. Alcoota: Treasures in the Dust. Riversleigh Notes, 4: 2-3. 

WILLIS, P.M.A., 1989. The Last Supper. Riversleigh Notes, 5: 7. 

WILLIS, P.M.A., 1989. C.A.V.E.P.S. Conference on Australian Vertebrate Evolution, Paleontology and Systematics. Riversleigh Notes, 6: 8. 

WILLIS, P.M.A., 1990. Riversleigh 1990: something old, something new, or you never know what or when you will find something. Riversleigh Notes, 11: 2-3. 

WILLIS, P.M.A., 1990. I'm huntin' me a dinosaur. Riversleigh Notes, 12: 8. 

WILLIS, P.M.A., 1991. Putting the President to work (or - it's time you knew something about the Macleay Museum). Riversleigh Notes, 14: 8. 

WILLIS, P.M.A., 1993. Chasing German crocodiles: an encounter with the language, humour, beer halls, and fossils in Germany. Riversleigh Notes, 21: 4-5. 

WILLIS, P.M.A., 1994. Adaptive evolution of kangaroos. In Biology. (ed by B. Knox, P. Ladiges and B. Evans). McGraw-Hill, Sydney. 

WILLIS, P.M.A., 1995. Crocodiles? Where? Look! - Up in the trees! Riversleigh Notes; 26: 8-9. 

WILLIS, P.M.A., 1996. Viva Palaeontology. Nature Australia, 25(5): 80. 

WILLIS, P.M.A., 1996. Odontology 10: secrets of the crocodile's smile. Riversleigh Notes 30: 2-4. 

WILLIS, P.M.A., 1996. Odontology 11: Dinodontology; a review of dinosaur food processors. Riversleigh Notes 31: 6-7. 

WILLIS, P.M.A., 1996. Brontosaurus: Doubly Dead. Nature Australia, 25(6): 21. 

WILLIS, P.M.A., 1996. Touring North American Palaeontology and Geology: how to interpret the past. Riversleigh Notes 32: 2-3. 

WILLIS, P.M.A., 1996 Finding a fund to fend for fossils. The Canberra Times. Tuesday 3rd December, 1996: 7. 

WILLIS, P.M.A., 1996. Viva Palaeontology. Nature Australia. Winter 1996: 80. 

WILLIS, P.M.A., 1997. Sydney's fossil treasures. Nature Australia. Summer 1997-8: 24-29. 

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2005. Travelogue: A journey to the cold depths of Antarctica. Cosmos Issue 1.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017. Golden Bull with a Silver Lining. Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017. My March For Science Adelaide Speech. Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017. The Featherless King of the Dinosaurs. Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017. Ponzi’s Ecology, a Loaf of Bread and Late Capitalism. Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017. Maybe Life Started on Land and Mars. Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017. Excluding Dingoes Bad for the Environment. Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 .Globally Coral Bleaching Is Worse Than We Thought. Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 400 ppm Carbon Dioxide Milestone. Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 How Trade Killed a Million People in One Year. Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 A Slice of Dinosaur Life in Footprints. Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Is bleaching the new normal for the Great Barrier Reef? Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Bio Jet Fuels to Fight Climate Change. Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 The Need to Plan the Future of Mining. Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Ancient, Hot and Steamy: the World’s Oldest Fossil. Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Dolphins Learn to Follow Trawlers. Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Science Update: Methane, Climate Change and Extinction Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Science Update: Hiroshima and Nagasaki Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Science Update: GMO Safety Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Science Update: Beeyond Beemageddon Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Science Update: Glyphosate Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Why Shoe Laces (and Bow Ties) Come Undone Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Science Meets Parliament 2016: Day 1 ​​Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Science Meets Parliament 2016: Day 2 Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Australian National Skeptics Convention 2016 Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Eureka Prizes 2016 Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Innovating Australia Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 WOMADelaide 2016 Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Science Meets Business 2016 Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Palaeo Down Under 2016: Part 1 ​​Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Palaeo Down Under 2016: Part 2 ​Australia's Science Channel.

 

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Palaeo Down Under 2016: Part 3  ​Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Not Much Booze Can Bruise Your Brain Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Tracking Spread of Zika Virus From DNA Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Chocolate Soothes the Fluttering Heart Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Poor Home, Early Puberty, Poor Health Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Quinine a Dangerous Tonic For Cramps Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Artificial Womb Brings Hope For Premature Babies Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Saturated Fats – Friend or Foe? Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 How Evil Are Transfats?  Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 What’s Ailing Our Oldies?  Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Fish Oil No Benefit for Infants  Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Hearts of Young Women Left Unchecked Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Fat Chance: Obesity and Cancer Risk  Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2017 Antibiotic Research Round Up  Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2018 Science Update: Sea Ice, Land Ice and Rising Sea Levels Australia's Science Channel.

WILLIS, P.M.A., 2018 Science Update: Golden Rice Australia's Science Channel.

Books

WILLIS, P.M.A., 1996. Dinosaurs; my first pocket guide. National Geographic Society, Washington. 

WILLIS, P.M.A., 1997. Rocks and Minerals; my first pocket guide. National Geographic Society, Washington.

 

WILLIS, P.M.A., 1999. Reader's Digest Pathfinders: Dinosaurs. Reader's Digest Children's Publishing, New York. 

ANDERSON, B., BATTERSBY, S., BECKLMAN, L., BILEK, M., BROOKS, M., BROWN, J., BUCKLEY, B., BURNHAM, R., CONLAN, A., CRYSTALL, B., DAYTON, L., De STERKE, M., McGHEE, K., McKENZIE, D., MALNIC, J., MITCHELL, N., PHILLIPS, G., THOMAS, A., THWAITES, T. & WILLIS, P., 2002. Modern Science. (ed Wilson Da Silva ). The Nature Company, Berkley, California.

BROCHU, C.A., LONG, J., McHENRY, C., SCANLON, J.D. & WILLIS, P., 2000. Dinosaurs (ed Michael K. Brett-Surman). The Nature Company, Berkley, California.

BUSBEY, A. B., CONRAADS, R., WILLIS , P.M.A., and ROOTS, D., 1996. Rocks and Fossils. The Nature Company, Berkley, California.

WILLIS, P.M.A. & THOMAS, A., 2005. Digging Up Deep Time. ABC Books, Sydney

 

Book Consultancies

CRAIG, C., 1996. Incredible Creatures. The Nature Company, Berkley, California.

       

CREAGH, C., 1996. Things With Wings. The Nature Company, Berkley, California. 

SIMPSON, J., 1996. Mighty Dinosaurs. The Nature Company, Berkley, California.     

 

Book reviews

WILLIS, P.M.A., 1991. Bite Sized Science (reviews "Bully for Brontosaurus" by S.J. Gould). Sydney Morning Herald. 1st June. 

WILLIS, P.M.A., 1991. Review of "Crocodiles of Australia" by G. Webb and C. Manolis. Australian Natural History. Winter 1991. 

WILLIS, P.M.A., 1992. Review of "Riversleigh: the story of animals in ancient rainforests of inland Australia" by M. Archer, S.J. Hand and H. Godthelp. Australian Natural History. Spring 1992. 

WILLIS, P.M.A., 1993. Review of "Messel: An insight into the history of life and of the Earth" by S. Schaal and W. Ziegler. Nomen Nudum (Newsletter of the Association of Australian Palaeontologists) 22. September 1993. 

WILLIS, P.M.A., 1995. Review of "Hunting Dinosaurs: on the trail of prehistoric monsters" by J. Psihoyos. Nature Australia. Summer 1995. 

WILLIS, P.M.A., 1997. Review of "Australia's Lost World." by P. Vickers-Rich, L.S. Rich and T. Hewitt Rich. Nature Australia. Winter 1997: 73.