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Utah's Fireflies

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From the Blog
Posted June 7th

Science beyond the headlines

A new study adds evidence to one hypothesis about why so many bones ended up at Cleveland Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry.
From the Blog
Posted May 26th

Eric Rickart, A true natural historian

Shannen Robson discusses Dr. Eric Rickart, NHMU's curator of vertebrate zoology.
From the Blog
Posted March 27th

The Cave That Holds a Million Bones

Allison Wolfe, a graduate student in zooarchaeology and awardee of NHMU’s Summer Internship, is identifying tens of thousands of bird bones from Homestead Cave, home of the most fine-grained small animal record in the Western USA.

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