Archive for July 15, 2014

First Find!

In the Field 2014
Certopsian find!

Certopsian find!

We took the left fork up the relatively thin, very rocky area with an active stream running down the center.

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Posted from Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, United States.

Certopsian print documenting

We took the left fork up the relatively thin, very rocky area with an active stream running down the center. Posted from Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, United States.

Tattler Creek: Getting Started

In the Field 2014

Well, either I am in better shape than last year (or Tony isn’t!), but the first part of the hike up Tattler Creek didn’t seem as challenging as it did last year. That is a relief.  Maybe the familiarity is calming.  Either way, as usual we stopped midway for a rest, a snack and to make plans. Oh, and also to take a look around.  It is beautiful.


Hiking through Denali’s north slope in search of dinosaurs from Perot Museum on Vimeo.

Perot Museum curator of Earth Sciences and paleontologist, Dr. Fiorillo and professor Yoshi Kobayashi making their way “In the Field”.

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Posted from Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, United States.

Getting started at Tattler Creek

Well, either I am in better shape than last year (or Tony isn’t!), but the first part of the hike up Tattler Creek didn’t seem as challenging as it did last year. That is a relief.  Maybe the familiarity is calming.  Either way, as usual we stopped midway for a rest, a snack and to…

Day One: Perot Museum In the Field

In the Field 2014

We kicked off the morning with a SKYPE call with WFAA/Channel 8.  Reporter Jason Wheeler posed lots of interesting questions for a story that aired during the 4pm newscast today.


Day one “In the Field” in search of dinosaurs from Perot Museum on Vimeo.

Dr. Anthony (Tony) Fiorillo, curator of earth sciences, pondering what appears to be what is left of a marmot skull he found along the path.


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Posted from Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, United States.

Dr. Anthony (Tony) Fiorillo, curator of earth sciences

We kicked off the morning with a SKYPE call with WFAA/Channel 8.  Reporter Jason Wheeler posed lots of interesting questions for a story that aired during the 4pm newscast today. Day one “In the Field” in search of dinosaurs from Perot Museum on Vimeo. Dr. Anthony (Tony) Fiorillo, curator of earth sciences, pondering what appears…