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Blog Archive: Natural History

[image] The Ecological Legacy of Bears Ears

The Ecological Legacy of Bears Ears

Indigenous subsistence of the Bears Ears region modified the landscape, leaving ecological legacies that persist today.

[image] Skull Secrets Distinguish Utah's Newest Dinosaur

Skull Secrets Distinguish Utah's Newest Dinosaur

Utah was home to two Allosaurus species. How can you tell them apart?
[image] Fantastic Fossils Reveal Utah's Cambrian World

Fantastic Fossils Reveal Utah's Cambrian World

Fossils from a BLM collection have vastly expanded our understanding of early animal life.
[image] Community Scientists Help Wasatch Wildlife Watch

Community Scientists Help Wasatch Wildlife Watch

Trail camera images are documenting the wildlife all around us.
[image] Polar Dinofest: Jaelyn Eberle

Polar Dinofest: Jaelyn Eberle

Once upon a time, alligators lived in the Arctic.
[image] A Butterfly Case from early 20th Century Utah

A Butterfly Case from early 20th Century Utah

Rachel Quist takes a closer look at a beloved object on the Museum's fourth floor.
[image] Polar Dinofest: Pat Druckenmiller

Polar Dinofest: Pat Druckenmiller

Discoveries along Alaska's Colville River have revealed a wealth of information about Alaska's polar dinosaurs.
[image] Polar DinoFest: Karen Chin

Polar DinoFest: Karen Chin

The ancient seas of the high Arctic were brimming with strange forms of life during the Cretaceous.
[image] Polar DinoFest: Aubrey Roberts

Polar DinoFest: Aubrey Roberts

Immense marine reptiles once thrived in Arctic waters.
[image] Polar DinoFest: Holly Woodward

Polar DinoFest: Holly Woodward

Secrets inside dinosaur bones help paleontologists understand how the terrible lizards coped with long polar nights.