Cyril Walker (palaeontologist)
Walker joined the Museum in 1958 and spent his entire career there, becoming curator in 1985.
Together with David Ward, he co-authored a best selling book, Smithsonian Handbook of Fossils. He has also contributed to many other books, including Garden Birds, Field Guide to British Birds, Birds of the World, Nature Notebooks, and others.
- "Former NHM Curator Cyril Walker Passed Away May 6 ", an obituary at the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology website
- "Megalodon: Hunting the Hunter", by Mark Renz, p. viii
- From the synopsis of the book, Cyril Walker, David Ward Fossils : Smithsonian Handbook, ISBN 0-7894-8984-8 (2002, paperback, revisited), ISBN 1-56458-074-1 (1992, 1st edition)
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