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Read the inside scoop as our museum scientists and experts blog about the behind-the-scenes stories of the Fossil Hall renovations, the Last American Dinosaurs exhibit, and of their paleobiology research.


Total blogs: 48
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A good knowledge of geology and sedimentology, combined with a sprinkle of luck, helps in determining which rocks will split open to reveal fossil leaves. Kirk Johnson points at a first split that looks promising. ( 09-09-2016 )
From the Field: Hunting Cretaceous Plants
Artistic reconstruction of a pod of Arktocara yakataga, swimming offshore of Alaska during the Oligocene, about 25 million years ago, with early mountains of Southeast Alaska in the background. ( 08-16-2016 )
Arktocara, A Fossil Relative Of Today's South Asian River Dolphin, From Alaska
A partially dismantled Diplodocus longus, showing armature for the limbs and ribcage exposed. ( 03-03-2016 )
The Good, Bad and Ugly: Dismantling Historic Fossil Displays, Part Three
Cover of High Country News featuring ancient ocean creatures ( 01-27-2016 )
Triassic Field Work Featured In High Country News
Map of the armature is superimposed on the mounted skeleton of Paramylodon harlani ( 12-11-2015 )
The Good, Bad and Ugly: Dismantling Historic Fossil Displays, Part One


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