Monthly Archives: September 2012

Virginia fossils in Pennsylvania

For the last year I’ve been working with VMNH Curator of Mammals Nancy Moncrief on the eastern fox squirrel, Sciurus niger, which resulted in the publication of a paper in JVP earlier this year. That paper was just the first … Continue reading

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Popeye’s upper jaw

The field jacket containing the lower jaw of the baleen whale “Popeye” also contains a large amount of additional bones. Most of these are from Popeye’s upper jaws, specifically the maxillae and premaxillae. We’ve begun reconstructing “Popeye’s” skull in our … Continue reading

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Popeye’s lower jaw

I’ve been remiss in writing new posts the last few weeks. After a brief vacation, I’ve been overwhelmed with administrative duties and haven’t had a lot of time for anything else. But Ray and Martha have been very active in … Continue reading

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