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Blog Archive: paleontology

[image] Maddie’s Haddie: Sometimes Paleontology Field Work is Like the Movies

Maddie’s Haddie: Sometimes Paleontology Field Work is Like the Movies

There was one thought in Maddie Connolly’s mind when she walked into her first Utah Friends of Paleontology meeting in 2018. ‘All I want to do is get on digs.’ Read more . . .
[image] Digging Up the Past to Understand Our Climate Future

Digging Up the Past to Understand Our Climate Future

Utah's Uinta Basin holds important information about climate change.
[image] Stunning Natural History Makes Utah Shine

Stunning Natural History Makes Utah Shine

The launch of the Explorer Corps program is a good reason to look at what makes Utah special.
[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] Polar Dinofest: Jaelyn Eberle

Polar Dinofest: Jaelyn Eberle

Once upon a time, alligators lived in the Arctic.
[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.