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Kupreanof fossils paint picture of a warm and ancient Earth's between 51 and 54 million years old, Baichtal said.This year, Baichtal, UAF's Museum of the North's earth science curator Patrick Druckenmiller, and operations manager Kevin May went back to Kupreanof and found more palm fronds, the...
New duck-billed dinosaur found in Alaska, researchers say

...The animal was a variety of hadrosaur, a duck-billed dinosaur that roamed in herds, said Pat Druckenmiller, earth sciences curator at the University of Alaska Museum in Fairbanks.Northern Alaska likely was once covered by forest in a warmer...
New dinosaur discovered for about two decades until someone identified the fossils as dinosaur bones, said Pat Druckenmiller, earth sciences curator at the University of Alaska Museum.Researchers over the next 25 years excavated and catalogued more than 6...
Collector finds marine reptile fossil in mountains

...long necks and limbs like paddles that allowed them to swim underwater, Patrick Druckenmiller, the museum's earth science curator and a marine fossil expert, said in the announcement."Picture the mythical Loch Ness monster and you have a...
Museum of the North researchers discover dinosaur fossils

...A recent trip netted about 2,000 pounds of dinosaur footprints for the museum's collection, according to earth sciences curator Pat Druckenmiller."There aren't many places left in the world where paleontologists can just go out and find...
Yukon River dino fossils broaden understanding of Alaska prehistory

...what is now Alaska millions of years ago.Pat Druckenmiller, University of Alaska Fairbanks Museum of the North earth sciences curator, recently returned from a two-week, 500-mile expedition down the Yukon River that yielded no less than 2...
Fossil of prehistoric reptile found in Alaska

...near Kake in Southeast Alaska in May. He gave it a kick. It didn't move. Photos were sent to the museum's earth sciences curator, Patrick Druckenmiller, who quickly determined that it was the back end of a little-known sea-going reptile...
University museum unveils northern marine reptile fossil

...2002. The fossil sat in museum storage for five years before it was rediscovered by Patrick Druckenmiller, an Earth sciences curator for the Museum of the North. Paleontologists and museum curators have been cleaning and studying the fossilized...
Professor helps find pliosaur skeleton

...temperatures and looking out for polar bears. In return, he may have helped discover a new species. Druckenmiller, earth science curator at the University of Alaska Museum of the North, helped a Norwegian research team excavate a large pliosaur skeleton...


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