Museum of Paleontology
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In February, Geologica Belgica (the geological society of Belgium) awarded the 2018 The 2018 André Dumont Medal awarded to Matt Friedman.
Taphonomy and Paleoenvironments of the Middle Miocene Barstow Formation, Mojave Desert, California
Cancelled - 2018 Case Lecture
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the 2018 Ermine Cowles Case Memorial Lecture and dinner on April 4, 2018 is cancelled.
Ancient Mammoth Bones Marked by Human Butchering Found in Michigan
Daniel Fisher, professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences, and of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and director of the Paleontology Museum, explains the importance of a second dig for mammoth bones on a farm near Chelsea.
A U-M news video of the skull and two attached tusks being hoisted from the muddy excavation pit with a backhoe on October 1, 2015, has been viewed more than 875,000 times on YouTube.
The Original Excavation, Oct. 2015: https://youtu.be/XbekbGz1cEY
The Bristle Mammoth Exhibit: https://youtu.be/l0s3pzS1F4I
READ THE FULL STORY: http://myumi.ch/6jrbo
Please Note: The Museum of Paleontology is a research facility. It is not usually open to the public. Please refer to the Museum of Natural History website if you wish to visit.
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