Dougal Dixon

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Dougal Dixon
Born (1947-05-09) May 9, 1947 (age 70)
Dumfries, Scotland
Residence Wareham, Dorset, England
Nationality Scottish
Citizenship United Kingdom?
Alma mater University of St Andrews
Known for After Man Books, Founder of Speculative Evolution Genre
Spouse(s) Jean Dixon (m. 1971)
Children

Gavin (b. 1975)

Lindsay (b. 1980)
Awards

Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in Educational Journalism (1993) Helen Roney Sattler Award in (1993) The Children's Book Council (1994) Outstanding Trade Science Book Award (1996)

Times Educational Supplement Primary Schoolbook Award (1996)
Scientific career
Fields Speculative Evolution, Palaeontology

Dougal Dixon (born Dumfries, May 9, 1947[1]) is a Scottish paleontologist, geologist and author.

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Dixon studied geology and palaeontology at the University of St. Andrews and is best known for his illustrated works of speculative fiction, which largely concern "zoologies of the future": his own visions of how human beings and animals might evolve in millions of years' time. He is considered the founder of the genre of speculative evolution.[2]

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