The 27-million-year-old fossil whale on display in our Life & Times exhibit is officially a new species!
Exploring how (and when) whales, dolphins and porpoises evolved the ability to efficiently swim through the water.
The Burke Museum and College of Engineering are collaborating to scan and 3D print a large-scale mammoth.
An extinct animal often cited as a ‘missing link’ between modern seals and their four-limbed, land-dwelling ancestors.
How does competition between species affect their long-term evolution?
How tiny fossilized plant particles in Costa Rica can be used to reconstruct past landscapes.
We started removing the cast covering LuLu the Columbian mammoth's tusk to get a glimpse into its preservation.
Burke paleontologists collected the partial skull of what's likely a Columbian mammoth after it was found along an eroded bluff near Sequim.
What can the fossil record tell us about how seals and sea lions evolved into the animals they are today?
Researchers are turning to the Burke’s collection of fossil baleen whales from the Pacific Northwest to better understand how the largest creatures on earth evolved.
Hi, I'm the Columbian mammoth whose tusk was unearthed at an AMLI Residential construction site in Seattle.