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Anthony Maltese
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Digging more holes in Kansas
It's been quite a while since the last update, but that's because of all the field work we've been doing in western Kansas. Hell, I feel like I've been digging deeper holes than Kansas' Governor. Ha! Biting political humor. In any case, Jacob just released ...
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Our Xiphactinus dig featured on River Monsters: backstory
I really hope everyone got a chance to see the River Monsters season finale. Here's a teaser of Jeremy Wade Sharing a bit of what he had learned with us in the field digging up a Xiphactinus audax  skeleton. One of the things he alludes to has a funny backs...
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Check my hairy arms out on Monday's new episode of River Monsters!
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No love for Ichthyodectes?
It seems like nearly every year a new book, film, or television program comes out featuring the long-dead seaway that covered most of the central part of North America back in the late Cretaceous. Invariably they have cameos featuring Xiphactinus , Cretoxyr...
It seems like nearly every year a new book, film, or television program comes out featuring the long-dead seaway that covered most of the central part of North America back in the late Cretaceous. Invariably they have cameos ...
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Lots of molding, lots of silicone.
Reconstruction of the skull started with 40 individual bones Whether they are big or small, all ceratopsians sure do have a lot of parts. When they are juveniles like our Avaceratops, the lack of fusion in bones makes that ev...
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Fish always look so surprised.
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See us on River Monsters this Monday!
I can't reveal too much until the air date, but I can now share that you'll be able to see Jacob, Mike and myself on the season finale episode of "River Monsters" starring Jeremy Wade! Looking busy in the glory of the Blue Shirt Jeremy came out to the field...
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Restoring a Brontosaurus
Growing up in the 80's and 90's was a strange time for a dinosaur fan. On one hand there was a plethora of old books in the library on dinosaurs telling us all about Brontosaurus . On the other, we were getting it beat into our heads that Brontosaurus didn'...
Growing up in the 80's and 90's was a strange time for a dinosaur fan. On one hand there was a plethora of old books in the library on dinosaurs telling us all about Brontosaurus. On the other, we were getting it beat into ou...
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Ava Restoration Update: March
Reconstruction of the skull started with 40 individual bones Whether they are big or small, all ceratopsians sure do have a lot of parts. When they are juveniles like our Avaceratops , the lack of fusion in bones makes that even more apparent. For example, ...
Reconstruction of the skull started with 40 individual bones Whether they are big or small, all ceratopsians sure do have a lot of parts. When they are juveniles like our Avaceratops, the lack of fusion in bones makes that ev...
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Our newest little turtle: Jubal
Apparently TPI is the new home for the small turtles of the Niobrara chalk. We've already prepared, molded and cast our tiny Chelosphargis advena , Prepared a new Prionochelys matutina , and show prepped a nice Toxochelys latiremis that we discovered this p...
Apparently TPI is the new home for the small turtles of the Niobrara chalk. We've already prepared, molded and cast our tiny Chelosphargis advena, Prepared a new Prionochelys matutina, and show prepped a nice Toxochelys latir...
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Canton, MI - Overland Park, KS - Canton, MI - Lawrence, KS - Holzkirchen, Germany - Bietigheim, Germany
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I grew up in Canton, MI, moved to Kansas for high school. Stayed in Kansas and got a degree in Geology from KU where I also started working with big dead animals. Currently working with the same big dead animals in Colorado.
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  • University of Kansas
    Geology, 1995 - 2003
  • Blue Valley High School
    1991 - 1995
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