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A Burke Museum team recently returned from a research expedition to Antarctica—one of the most difficult places to do fieldwork in the world.

Christian Sidor posing in front of the camera at Antarctica

Christian Sidor is returning to Antarctica to explore the Shackleton Glacier area, one of the first places where vertebrates were found in abundance. 

Researcher collecting fossils in Antarctica

Burke paleontologists travel to Antarctica to collect 250-million-year-old fossils from the Triassic period.

Dr. Christian Sidor makes a snow wall to shelter his tent.

Rock exposures are rare in the icy wastes of Antarctica, but they are the only places where finding fossils is possible.

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