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12/11/2010

Focus Now Shifts to the Lab for Analysis of Specimens and Samples The Final Denver Museum of Nature & Science Field Report from Snowmass Village: Friday, November 12, 2010 Note to Reporters and Editors: This will be the last daily Field Report from the Denver Museum of Nature &…

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11/11/2010

Preliminary Radiocarbon Testing Indicates Lowest Levels of Dig Site are More than 43,500 Years Old Denver Museum of Nature & Science Field Report from Snowmass Village: Thursday, November 11, 2010 Note to Reporters and Editors: Every afternoon, the Denver Museum of Nature & Sc…

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10/11/2010

Denver Museum of Nature & Science Field Report from Snowmass Village: Wednesday, November 10, 2010 Note to Reporters and Editors: Every afternoon, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science will issue an update about the fossil excavation taking place at Ziegler Reservoir near Snowmass…

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09/11/2010

Denver Museum of Nature & Science Field Report from Snowmass Village: Monday, November 9, 2010 Note to Reporters and Editors: Every afternoon, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science will issue an update about the fossil excavation taking place at Ziegler Reservoir near Snowmass Vill…

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08/11/2010

Denver Museum of Nature & Science Field Report from Snowmass Village: Monday, November 8, 2010 Note to Reporters and Editors: Every afternoon, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science will issue an update about the fossil excavation taking place at Ziegler Reservoir near Snowmass Vill…

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07/11/2010

Ice Age Animal was Twice as Large as Modern Bison Denver Museum of Nature & Science Field Report from Snowmass Village: Sunday, November 7, 2010 Note to Reporters and Editors: Every afternoon, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science will issue an update about the fossil excavation…

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06/11/2010

Top Scientific Experts Join Museum Staff to Lend Knowledge, Expertise Denver Museum of Nature & Science Field Report from Snowmass Village: Saturday, November 6, 2010 Note to Reporters and Editors: Every afternoon, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science will issue an update about…

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05/11/2010

Kirk Johnson, PhD Vice President of Research & Collections and Chief Curator, Denver Museum of Nature & Science Dr. Johnson joined the Museum in 1991 after earning his doctorate in geology and paleobotany from Yale University. He studies fossil plants, terrestrial stratigraphy, geochronolog…

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05/11/2010

Download photos from the excavation site. Significance of the Discovery The Snowmass Village site is one of the most significant fossil discoveries in Colorado history. This discovery is very unique because there are no known sites in Colorado, and few in North America, that contain b…

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05/11/2010

First Week of Excavation Reveals Exceptionally-Preserved Ice Age Ecosystem Download photos from the excavation site. SNOWMASS VILLAGE, CO-November 5, 2010-Denver Museum of Nature & Science excavation crews discovered two additional Ice Age mammal species at a fossil dig site at Ziegle…

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04/11/2010

Museum to Hold Press Conference to Reveal New Discoveries on Friday Denver Museum of Nature & Science Field Report from Snowmass Village: Thursday, November 4, 2010 Note to Reporters and Editors: Every afternoon, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science will issue an update ab…

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04/10/2010

DENVER-October 4, 2010-The Expedition Health exhibition at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science has received two prominent national awards in the course of a week.  On Saturday, October 2, the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) awarded Expedition Health its Roy L. Sh…

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03/11/2010

Museum scientists say skull is most likely a mastodon Denver Museum of Nature & Science Field Report from Snowmass Village: Wednesday, November 3, 2010 Note to Reporters and Editors: Every afternoon, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science will issue an update about the fossil e…

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02/11/2010

Scientists Will Recover Bones and Study Other Evidence of Ancient Ecosystem at the Site Denver Museum of Nature & Science Field Report from Snowmass: Tuesday, November 2, 2010 View photos from the excavation site on Flickr. Note to Reporters and Editors: Every afternoon, the…

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01/11/2010

Denver Museum of Nature & Science Field Report from Snowmass: Monday, November 1, 2010 Note to Reporters and Editors: Starting today, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science will take the lead on communications related to the excavation of the mammoths and mastodons found near Snowmas…

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