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Collector finds marine reptile fossil in mountains

...Curvin Metzler.Elasmosaurs had extremely 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...
Mastodons more ancient than previously thought

...of Sciences, an international team of researchers, including University of Alaska Fairbanks faculty members Patrick Druckenmiller, Pam Groves and Dan Mann report that northern mastodon fossils are much older than previously thought, and it's...
Mastodons long gone from the north

...north. Zazula is with the Yukon Palaeontology Program in Whitehorse. Co-authors on the paper are Alaskans Patrick Druckenmiller, Pam Groves, Dan Mann and Michael Kunz. Zazula got excited about digging in about what he thought were way-too-recent...
Fossil of prehistoric reptile found in Alaska

...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 from the age of the...
Children explore world once roamed by Arctic dinosaurs

...those at the top of the bed. The tunnel might provide some answers to the mysteries of arctic dinosaurs, said Patrick Druckenmiller, a paleontologist, assistant professor with the Department of Geology and Geophysics and curator of earth sciences...
University museum unveils northern marine reptile fossil

...of a training mission in 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...
Professor helps find pliosaur skeleton

FAIRBANKS - Patrick Druckenmiller spent three weeks last summer on the remote Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard, working in freezing temperatures and looking out...


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