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The Paleobiology Database

The Paleobiology Database is an international, non-governmental, community-based project involving more than 300 professional scientific researchers.
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FOSSILS: The Path of the Paleontologist

FOSSILS: The Path of the Paleontologist | paleontology | Scoop.it
RT @Youth_SDSMT: Do you know a high school student who is into paleontology? If so, tell them about our camp: http://t.co/HPRcb0xG http://t.co/AiUJhrcW
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A paper published, a story told: Understanding the impacts of the loss of ice-age herbivores

A paper published, a story told: Understanding the impacts of the loss of ice-age herbivores | paleontology | Scoop.it
Paleoecological research involves equal parts of detective work, mental time-travel, and story-telling. Clues from the past are collected and pieced them together to map out what landscapes might h...
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Secrets of a mastodon graveyard - Nature.com (subscription) (blog)

Secrets of a mastodon graveyardNature.com (subscription) (blog)Researchers told the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology's annual conference in Las Vegas last week that the unfortunate beasts found there may have become trapped not in tar, but in...
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First 3-D Animations Showing the Anatomy of a Baby Mammoth - io9

First 3-D Animations Showing the Anatomy of a Baby Mammoth - io9 | paleontology | Scoop.it
First 3-D Animations Showing the Anatomy of a Baby Mammothio9As presented last week at the 71st annual Society of Vertebrate Paleontology meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, paleontologists have now been able to peer inside a pair of little mammoths and...
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DNA suggests North American mammoth species interbred - Science News

DNA suggests North American mammoth species interbred - Science News | paleontology | Scoop.it
DNA suggests North American mammoth species interbredScience Newssaid vertebrate paleontologist Russell Graham of Pennsylvania State University, as he hunched over and clutched his temples at the thought of combining mammoth species.
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So You Wanna Be a Paleoecologist? Part II - PLOS Blogs Network

So You Wanna Be a Paleoecologist? Part II - PLOS Blogs Network | paleontology | Scoop.it
Now that we have covered what isotopes are and how they work, you may be wondering: what can we use them for in vertebrate paleontology? Luckily, there are loads of interesting questions that can and have been ...
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Ancient 'Killer Walrus' Not So Deadly After All

Ancient 'Killer Walrus' Not So Deadly After All | paleontology | Scoop.it
The prehistoric walrus was more of a fish-eater than an apex predator with a bone-crushing bite, new fossils show.
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Just one of the displays at the Tumbler Ridge Paleontology Research Centre!

Just one of the displays at the Tumbler Ridge Paleontology Research Centre! | paleontology | Scoop.it
Just one of the displays at the Tumbler Ridge Paleontology Research Centre!
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Partial skull of Zygolophodon (Mammalia, Proboscidea) from the Barstow Formation of California

Partial skull of Zygolophodon (Mammalia, Proboscidea) from the Barstow Formation of California | paleontology | Scoop.it
(2011). Partial skull of Zygolophodon (Mammalia, Proboscidea) from the Barstow Formation of California. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology: Vol. 31, No. 6, pp. 1392-1396.
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The Forgotten Archosaurs: Osteohistology of Triassic ...

The Forgotten Archosaurs: Osteohistology of Triassic ... | paleontology | Scoop.it
... constituents of the Early to early Middle Triassic Karoo ecosystem following the end-Permian mass extinction. We present new data on the osteohistology of these stem archosaurs and provide insight into their paleobiology.
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