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Photo: Cathy Morris/Burke Museum
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June 28, 2018

Twenty-five years ago, the film Jurassic Park appeared on the big screen along with the famous fearsome Tyrannosaurus rex.

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June 22, 2018

They've made many trips to the Burke Museum to see the T. rex this past year and formed a special friendship along the way.

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June 7, 2018

The history of the Burke Museum Malacology Collection dates back to the origins of the museum itself.

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June 7, 2018

Malacology is the study of molluscs, a large and spectacularly diverse group of soft-bodied, invertebrate animals.

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June 1, 2018

A recent study of foraminifera found both good and bad news in two highly industrialized Puget Sound embayments.

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May 21, 2018

The first of two new signs was installed at the New Burke earlier today!

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May 9, 2018

A paleontology research expedition to Antarctica—one of the most difficult places to do fieldwork in the world.

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April 17, 2018

A specimen from a tree that once stood on the site of the new Burke Museum is the first object to be moved into the new building.

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April 16, 2018

Meet Wimahl chinookensis, a new species of fossil dolphin that lived about 18 million years ago in the waters of the Pacific Northwest.

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