Next year, the treasure-hunting paleontologists
will spend at least 2 weeks at the 5E Ranch.
Another 200 paleontologists
work at private and government museums, with the National Park Service, or with other government agencies.
During the 2005 field season, the paleontologists
unearthed seven more neck vertebrae and eventually uncovered Ralph's skull, upside down and half a meter away from the rest of him.
Officials with Pardee are not releasing much information about the newest discovery, and attempts to speak with paleontologists
who worked on the site were not successful.
You're a paleontologist
and have just found what could be a T.
Valentine, a paleontologist
at the University of California, Berkeley.
Ruben Rodriguez-de la Rosa at the Museum of the Desert in Saltillo, Mexico, thinks the groove, like those found in modern snakes, could have channeled poison produced in venomous glands (chemical-secreting organs).
are predicting that the species will become an evolutionary icon as important as Archaeopteryx, the first bird.
believe the construction site was an old river valley.
can earn a starting salary of $50,000 a year.
sometimes joke that many early mammals were nothing but teeth, which mated with other teeth to produce yet more teeth.
Bruce Lander, one of the main paleontologists
coordinating the recovery efforts, said the jaw of an imperial mammoth was found in Simi Valley in the early 1900s.