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Blog Archive: paleontology

[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.
[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.