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Ancient whale named for Dr. Elizabeth Nesbitt of Burke Museum

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A fossil named after Burke Museum curator tells whale of a 

tale about evolution By Alan Boyle, GreekWire, November 30, 2018

https://www.geekwire.com/2018/fossil-named-burke-museum-curator-tells-whale-tale-evolution/

 

Ancient whale named for UW paleontologist Elizabeth Nesbitt

Hannah Hickey, University of Washington News

https://www.washington.edu/news/2018/12/10/ancient-whale-named-for-uw-paleontologist-elizabeth-nesbitt/

 

Newly-Described Fossil Whale Named After Burke Curator

Burke Museum Public Relation

http://www.burkemuseum.org/press/newly-described-fossil-whale-named-after-burke-curator

 

The paper is:

 

Peredo, C.M., Pyenson, N.D., Marshall, C.D. and Uhen, M.D., 2018.

Tooth Loss Precedes the Origin of Baleen in Whales. Current Biology.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0960982218314143

 

Happy New Year,

 

Paul H.

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Tidgy's Dad

Nice! :)

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