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Fossils

In the early 1990s, a group of elementary school students in Washington noticed an important piece of their state's history was missing.

Preparation is a time consuming process.

A labor of love! Burke paleontologists take steps to preserve the South Lake Union mammoth tusk.

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.

Bruce Crowley with the tusk found in Seattle.

Washington state is home to a wide variety of fossils. Best of all, there age has several fossil sites that are open to the public!

Researcher Regan Dunn reconstructs what types of vegetation existed in ancient Patagonia

Researcher Regan Dunn reconstructs what types of vegetation existed in ancient Patagonia to understand the impact of climate change.

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