Expedition Directory - Paleontology
a fossil leaf site west of ellensburg: part of the ellensburg flora? or its own thing?
An ash-laden fossil leaf deposit in Central Washington assigned to the Ellensburg Flora (12 to 10 million years old) is part of a transported landslide block that cannot be correlated with certainty. ...
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leaves in stone: does decay control the fossil record?
Plant fossils provide a record of the terrestrial ecosystem for the past 400 million years, but we do not fully understand the biases that are introduced during their formation. This project will expl...
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cannibalism in giant tyrannosaurs
This is the key question we hope to answer with this study. This project is to fund research into a skull of the carnivorous dinosaur Daspletosaurus (a close relative of Tyrannosaurus) which shows tra...
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proyecto dinosaurios
The main goals of “Proyecto Dinosaurios” are to: Expose minority (primarily Hispanic) American students to academic activities of graduate students, professional paleontologists, and supporting staff....
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homer odyssey
Helmuth Redschlag, Maureen Mall, and Velta Pocs discovered Homer in Ekalaka, MT, Burpee\'s late Cretaceous dig site, in 2005. The organic rich mudstone indicates a flood plain environment, with fine s...
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niger 2011
From November 19 – December 23, 2011, Dr. Paul Sereno led an archaeological and paleontological expedition to Niger’s Sahara desert, returning to Gobero, the site of the People of the Green Sahara. Th...
Duration : Nov 2011 - Dec 2011
clash of the titans
2008, in collaboration with our good friends at the Field Museum in Chicago, we launched a project to identify the dinosaurs that lived and died in between these two well known intervals. Previous hy...
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dino death pit
Our team returns to Utah every year to hunt for new dinosaurs. This year we began excavations at an unprecedented dinosaur burial ground in the Cedar Mountain Formation known as the Crystal Geyser Qu...
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paleo expedition
Paleo Expedition is a unique paleontology field experience for Oklahoma high school students currently enrolled in grades 9, 10 and 11. Space is limited and the application process is competitive. Twe...
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antarctic fossils
Much of what we know about the evolution of life on Earth is based on fossils found in the Northern Hemisphere. That is why fossils from Antarctica are so valuable—they fill in gaps in our knowledge b...
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An ancient killer: Ancestral malarial organisms traced to age of dinosaurs
A new analysis of the prehistoric origin of malaria suggests that it evolved in insects at least 100 million years ago, and the first vertebrate hosts of this disease were probably reptiles, which at that time would have included ...
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Fossil reptile discovery extraordinary
A newly discovered 250-million-year-old fossil reptile from Brazil gives an insight into life just before the dinosaurs appeared. ...
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Carnivorous Abelisaur Size Confirmed by Forgotten Fossil
A fossil stashed away in an Italian museum has given scientists a new appreciation for just how big a predatory, carnivorous dinosaur could get....
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An ancestor of the rabbit connects Europe and Asia
The species Amphilagus tomidai was recently discovered - an ancestor of the rabbit which lived in present-day Siberia during the Miocene, about 14 million years ago. The discovery of this mammal, belonging to a family which was th...
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7-year-old boy discovers new species of dinosaur
Bringing your kids to work has its benefits. Seven-year-old Diego Suarez was playing outside with his sister while his parents, both geologists, studied rock formations in the Andes in southern Chile. As they were playing, Suarez ...
140- million year old dinosaur tooth discovered
A dinosaur tooth found in Malaysia is at least 140 million years old and belongs to a new species within the "bird-hipped" Ornithischian order, researchers said Thursday. Play Video The Dinosaurs You Love Are Fake ...
No Single Missing Link Between Birds and Dinosaurs
Birds didn't evolve in one fell swoop from their dinosaur ancestors, suggests a newly constructed dinosaur family tree showing our feathery friends evolved very gradually, at first. Ever seen a bird penis? Chances are you haven...
Big-Nosed Dino Might Have Attracted Mates With Shnoz
A new dinosaur with a huge nose has been unearthed in Utah and now the question is: what did it do with its enormous shnoz? The dinosaur, Rhinorex condrupus aka “King Nose,” could have used its namesake body part for a variety ...
Giant predatory dinosaur Spinosaurus was scourge of prehistoric rivers
The largest predatory dinosaur ever found terrorised the water more than the land, according to remarkable fossils dug up in the Moroccan Sahara. The bones show that the meat-eating Spinosaurus spent most of its time in water, mak...
New Answer for Why Hadrosaurs Showed So Much Skin
Some days, it must not have been easy to be a hadrosaur. You're a dinosaur, sure, but it's hard to feel like a badass when your head resembles a duck. On the plus side, these herbivores outlasted more fashionable dinos such as the...
"Bone Digger" Interns Fuel Their Passion At Dinosaur National Monument
Ben Otoo and Nicole Ridgwell are spending the summer living a dream as they scramble and climb among the remains of the long dead. These young paleontologists are photographing and mapping the world famous deposit of ancient bones...
Get down to the dinosaur disco: Prehistoric 'social area' in Utah packed with over 200 prehistoric tracks from ten different animals set to open to the public
dry wash full of 112-million-year-old dinosaur tracks that include an ankylosaurus, dromaeosaurus and a menacing ancestor of the Tyrannosaurus rex, is set to open to the public this fall near Moab. There are more than 200 tracks i...
Tiny Jurassic Mammals Were Picky Eaters
In the Jurassic Period, when dinosaurs ruled the land, tiny mammals probably had to keep a low profile and survive by gobbling any insects they could find, but new research suggests these early mammals may have been pickier eaters...
Alberta dinosaur egg excavation could yield rare fossilized babies
Paleontologists in Alberta say they will be conducting a dinosaur egg excavation Monday afternoon that could yield fossilized dinosaur babies or the first full nest of its kind in Canada. Devil's Coulee Dinosaur Egg Site near W...
Fox-sized relative of Triceratops discovered in Venezuela
The fossil of a new two-legged, fox-sized dinosaur relative of both Stegosaurus and Triceratops, which dates back about 200 million years, has been discovered in Venezuela. The find suggests that dinosaurs advanced quickly across ...
Petrified Wood Contains Oldest Fossilized Fire Scar
After serving nearly 30 years as a doorstop for a nuclear physicist, a hunk of petrified wood from Arizona has finally been recognized as a one-of-a-kind find. The 210-million-year-old piece of wood contains the first fossilized f...
Treasure trove of prehistoric animal remains discovered in U.S.
Scientists descended into a deep cave, hoping to find Ice Age mammals’ remains. What they found stunned them: the remains of hundreds of big prehistoric mammals. The treasure trove was discovered in the Natural Trap Cave at th...
Ancient Death Trap Now a Paleontological Treasure Trove
An ancient death trap is now a paleontological treasure trove. The Natural Trap Cave in north-central Wyoming has been the site of many deaths over the past 100,000 years. A mostly hidden hole in the ground is the only entrance to...
Giant penguin fossil shows bird was taller than most humans
A penguin species that lived millions of years ago would have dwarfed today’s biggest living penguins and stood as tall as most humans, according to analysis of fossils by a team of researchers from the La Plata Museum in Argentin...
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Dinosaurs fell victim to perfect storm of events, study shows
Dinosaurs might have survived the asteroid strike that wiped them out if it had taken place slightly earlier or later in history, scientists say. They found that in the few million years before a 10km-wide asteroid struck what...
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