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Blog Archive: paleontology

[image] Cracking the Colors of Dinosaur Eggs

Cracking the Colors of Dinosaur Eggs

Dinosaur eggs could be just as colorful as the terrible lizards themselves.
[image] How We Came to See Dinosaurs in Color

How We Came to See Dinosaurs in Color

In the past 10 years paleontologists have learned a great deal about what dinosaurs looked like.
[image] Ten Stunning Fossil Finds of 2021

Ten Stunning Fossil Finds of 2021

From baby dinosaurs to seagoing giants, 2021 has been a banner year for paleontology.
[image] Maddie’s Haddie Part 3: What did we find and why does it matter?

Maddie’s Haddie Part 3: What did we find and why does it matter?

Read the final post in the series of an epic paleontology field work adventure.
[image] The Fossil Record of Dino-Sores

The Fossil Record of Dino-Sores

Broken bones and other fossils highlight the history of disease.
[image] Did a Disease Wipe Out America's Ice Age Beasts?

Did a Disease Wipe Out America's Ice Age Beasts?

Paleontologists are still investigating what happened to mastodons, sabercats, and other Ice Age animals.
[image] Tracking Fossils to Follow Utah's Past Climate During the Eocene

Tracking Fossils to Follow Utah's Past Climate During the Eocene

The Uinta Basin is brimming with fossils that are helping paleontologists understand how climate affects life on Earth.
[image] Rare Fossil Comb Jellies Uncovered in Utah's West Desert

Rare Fossil Comb Jellies Uncovered in Utah's West Desert

Delicate fossils hint at how these squishy animals have changed through 500 million years.
[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.