Scientists have just discovered the newest member of that family—an iguana-sized reptile whose name means “Antarctic king.”
Smithsonian scientists name a new species of fossil whale from the Burke Museum collection after Burke Curator Dr. Elizabeth Nesbitt.
Burke Museum paleontologists continue work on the rare T. rex skull, recently finding that all jaw and skull bones are there.
In search for answers to the most colossal extinction on earth, Dr. Brandoon Peecok and his team travel to Zambia to collect fossils.
Twenty-five years ago, the film Jurassic Park appeared on the big screen along with the famous fearsome Tyrannosaurus rex.
They've made many trips to the Burke Museum to see the T. rex this past year and formed a special friendship with the fossil preparators along the way.
A Burke Museum team recently returned from a research expedition to Antarctica—one of the most difficult places to do fieldwork in the world.
Burke Museum and University of Washington paleontologists discovered more than 100 fossil specimens in 56 localities during a recent research expedition to Antarctica.
Meet Wimahl chinookensis, a new species of fossil dolphin that lived about 18 million years ago in the waters of the Pacific Northwest.
UW paleontologists and geologists, including Burke curator Christian Sidor, have uncovered new fossils in Zambia and Tanzania.
Visiting researcher Dr. Robert Bossenecker recently discovered a new species of prehistoric seal in the Burke’s paleontology collection.
Christian Sidor is returning to Antarctica to explore the Shackleton Glacier area, one of the first places where vertebrates were found in abundance.