Mostly Mammoths

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Index of Contributors

The names of contributors are listed alphabetically by last name below, with links to their posts. 

All of these people have freely given their time and wisdom by email or phone (often both) by answering my questions and helping me better understand their research, museum exhibit, artwork, etc.

I cannot say this enough, so I will repeat it here: THANK YOU to everyone who has contributed their time and their wisdom to this blog!!

  1. Agenbroad, Larry: Paleontologist, Mammoth Site, post about the Mammoth Site and his work as a paleontologist
  2. Ao, Hong: Chinese Academy of Sciences, post about Stegodon
  3. Aureliano, Tito: current PhD student at Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, post about Sousatitan, new fossil bone found in Sousa, Brazil
  4. Baker, Rosalie F.: Calliope Magazines (now Cricket Media), post about DIG Magazine for kids
  5. Ballard, Holly Woodward: Paleohistologist, Oklahoma State University, post about Maiasaura Life History Project, Part 1 and Part 2
  6. Beaudoin, Steve:  NH State Rep, post about why the NH House voted against the bill to make the mastodon the NH State Fossil
  7. Benefiel, Rebecca: Archaeologist, Washington and Lee University, The Ancient Graffiti Project, Pompeii and Herculaneum
  8. Bennett, Matthew: Ichnologist, Bournemouth University, post about mammoth footprints and other footprints at White Sands National Monument
  9. Bierman, Paul: University of Vermont, post about fossil landscapes in New England
  10. Bond, William: University of Cape Town, post about the origin of African savannas
  11. Bordy, Emese: Associate Professor of Sedimentology, University of Cape Town, post about the fossil footprints of a tiny theropod in southern Africa.
  12. Bustos, David: resource program manager, White Sands National Monument, post about mammoth footprints and other footprints at White Sands National Monument
  13. Carlin, Norman: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP, post about the legalities of recreating a mammoth 
  14. Cawthra, Hayley: Chief scientist at the Council for Geoscience (CGS); research associate at the African Centre for Coastal Palaeoscience, Nelson Mandela University, post 1 and post 2 about possible elephant trunk-drag trace in South Africa and the loss of extant elephants in the Cape south coast.
  15. Chin, Karen: Ichnologist, paleontologist, University of Colorado, Boulder, post about an exhibit she curated featuring fossil tracks and the work of Dr. Martin Lockley
  16. Chinsamy-Turan, Anusuya: Paleontologist, University of Cape Town, post about Sousatitan, new fossil bone found in Sousa, Brazil
  17. Cortés, Dirley: Paleontologist, McGill University; Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Panamá, post about an enormous crocodylomorph discovered in Columbia and about international exchange on ichthyosaur research.
  18. Crowley, Brooke: Biogeochemist, paleontologist, University of Cincinnati, post about mastodon and mammoth teeth, their diet and the regions in which they roamed
  19. Cruzado Caballero, Penélope: CONICET, Universidad Nacional de Río Negro – Instituto de Investigación en Paleobiología y Geología, post about hadrosaurs and her work as a paleontologist
  20. Cunningham-Bryant, Alicia: Temple University, post about the physical AND online exhibit she assisted in curating about ancient Egypt
  21. Davis, Caitlin: then with Archaeological Institute of America, post about her interest in Mayan epigraphy and archaeology
  22. Davis, P. Thom: Bentley University, post about fossil landscapes in New England
  23. Donovan, Michael: fellow at the Smithsonian Institute, post about trace fossils in Patagonia and the implications they reveal about extinction recovery
  24. Esker, Don: Baylor University, post about a new theory of the Columbian mammoths at Waco Mammoth National Monument
  25. Fisher, Daniel: Paleontologist, University of Michigan, post about our interview regarding the Mammoths and Mastodon exhibit from the Field Museum and his work
  26. Flancman, Michael: Alternative Enterprises Co., Ltd., post about PooPooPaper, sustainable paper made from elephant dung
  27. Fowler, Liz Freedman: Paleontologist, Montana State University, post about Maiasaura Life History Project, Part 1 and Part 2
  28. van der Geer, Alexandra: Paleontologist, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and NCB Naturalis, post about Stegodon
  29. Ghilardi, Aline: Paleontologist, ichnologist, Universidade Federal de São Carlos, post about Sousatitan, new fossil bone found in Sousa, Brazil
  30. Green, Jeremy: Paleontologist, (at the time of blog post) Kent State University, post about North American mastodon diet.
  31. Hansen, Hilary: Field Museum, post about the Mammoth & Mastodon exhibit from the Field Museum at the Natural History Museum, London
  32. Helms, Charles: African Centre for Coastal Palaeoscience, Nelson Mandela University, post 1 and post 2 about possible elephant trunk-drag trace fossil in South Africa and the loss of extant elephants in the Cape south coast.
  33. Herridge, Tori: Paleontologist, Natural History Museum, London, post about the Mammoth & Mastodon exhibit from the Field Museum at the Natural History Museum, London
  34. Hoell, JR:  NH State Rep, post about why the NH House voted against the bill to make the mastodon the NH State Fossil
  35. Jukar, Advait: Paleontologist, Smithsonian Institute, post about his work solving mysteries in South Asian fossil communities.
  36. Kearsarge Regional Elementary School, 4th Grade, Lauren Simpson’s class: post about making a mastodon the NH State Fossil
  37. Koloski-Ostrow, Ann Olga: Archaeologist, Brandeis University, post about sanitation in ancient Roman archaeology
  38. Kosher, Ralf: Paleontologist, Staatliches Naturhistorisches Museum, Braunschweig, Germany, post about fossil discoveries in Niger, West Africa.
  39. Kraus, jr., E. James: Museum of Science Boston, post about the fate of the triceratops fossil in that museum
  40. Larramendi, Asier: Artist, scientist, post about his paleoart company, EoFauna, and post about research into the weight of extinct animals
  41. Lawrence, Matthew: Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, post about his work as a marine archaeologist
  42. Leger, Ashley: Paleontologist, post about the Valley of the Mastodons workshop and exhibit.
  43. Leveillee, Alan: Public Archaeological Laboratory, post about his work and the Archaeology Fair at the Museum of Science, Boston
  44. Lindberg, Kelly: Archaeological Institute of America, post about International Archaeology Day
  45. Lister, Adrian: Paleontologist, Natural History Museum, London, post about the Mammoth & Mastodon exhibit from the Field Museum at the Natural History Museum, London
  46. Manassa, Colleen: Archaeologist, Yale University, Yale Peabody Museum, post about the physical AND online exhibit she curated about ancient Egypt
  47. Martin, Anthony: Ichnologist, geologist, paleontologist, professor at Emory University, post reviewing his 2017 book, “The Evolution Underground,” and a quick interview.
  48. Martin, Jeff: PhD student at TX A&M, post about Persistence Cave, South Dakota
  49. Matiwane, Aviwe: PhD student at Rhodes University, post about her work in paleobotany and on Glossopteris.
  50. McKamey, Sheldon: Museum of the Rockies, post about the Wankel T. Rex
  51. Mol, Dick: Paleontologist, post about finding fossils in the North Sea and his work on proboscideans
  52. Molina, Rubén: Artist, post about his paleoart company, EoFauna
  53. Moolman, Lizette: scientist at South African National Parks, post 1 and post 2 about possible elephant trunk-drag trace fossil in South Africa and the loss of extant elephants in the Cape south coast.
  54. de Moulpied, Debby: Bona Fide Goods, post about Mr. Ellie Pooh, sustainable paper made from elephant dung
  55. Muller, Joe: the Mammoth Site, post about Larry Agenbroad and the Mammoth Site
  56. Mutter, George: Photoarchive3D, post about his presentation of stereophotographs of Egypt
  57. Nash, Kornell: owner of Nash’s Dinosaur Tracks, post about fossil tracks in New England and the Beneski Museum at Amherst College
  58. Nxumalo, Mpilo: Msc Candidate, Evolutionary Studies Institute, University of Witwatersrand, post about whether proboscidean trunks lead to their brain size and post about possible elephant trunk-drag trace fossil in South Africa.
  59. Orzack, Stephen: Fresh Pond Research Institute, post about Maiasaura Life History Project Part 2
  60. Owen, Pamela R.: Associate Director, Texas Natural Science Center (TNSC), post about events on National Fossil Day that year, the museum and her work in paleontology
  61. Parker, Andrew: Natural History Museum, London, post about determining sexual dimorphism in mastodon fossils
  62. Price, Julie: US Army Corps of Engineers, post about the Wankel T. Rex
  63. Raiselis, Bob: Montshire Museum, post about Ice Age Art Exhibit, artist Bob Shannahan
  64. Reynolds, Sarah: Paleontologist, Bournemouth University, post about mammoth footprints and other footprints at White Sands National Monument
  65. Richard, Sara: Artist, post about her book, Kitty & Dino
  66. Richards, Ron: Paleobiologist, Indiana State Museum, post about fossils found in a cave, post about mastodons and mammoths in Indiana, Part 1 and Part 2
  67. Roderick, Kate: Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, post about the museum’s Archaeology Lab Open House Day and Artifact ID Day
  68. Rowland, Liz: Elephant Listening Project, post about the Elephant Listening Project
  69. Sagebiel, Chris: Collection Manager, Vertebrate Paleontology Lab (TX Natural Science Center), post about the museum’s fossils and events that year on National Fossil Day
  70. Santucci, Vince: Paleontologist, National Park Service, post about the origins of National Fossil Day
  71. Saarinen, Juha: Paleontologist, University of Helsinki, post about fossil ungulate communities, their diet and body size in England, Ireland and Germany
  72. Scott, Eric: Vertebrate paleontologist, post about the Valley of the Mastodons workshop and exhibit.
  73. Sharpe, Henry: Paleoartist, current high school student, post about his remarkable artwork and his scientific writing.
  74. Siak, Nadine: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, Oaha, HI, post about the cemetery
  75. Simpson, Lauren: 4th Grade Teacher, Kearsarge Regional, post about making a mastodon the NH State Fossil
  76. Sloboda, Roger D.: Dartmouth College, post about our interview regarding the possible recreation of mammoths
  77. Springer, Kathleen: Geologist, paleontologist, post about the Valley of the Mastodons workshop and exhibit.
  78. Smith, Gregory: Paleontologist, Vanderbilt University, post about North American mastodon diet.
  79. Smith, Greg:  (different from above) NH State Rep, post about why the NH House voted against the bill to make the mastodon the NH State Fossil
  80. Smith, Katy: Paleontologist, Georgia Southern University, post about determining sexual dimorphism in mastodon fossils and post about the Valley of the Mastodons workshop and exhibit.
  81. Smith, Thom: 3rd grade teacher, post about the proposal to make a mastodon the NH State Fossil, proposed by his students and himself
  82. Stephens, Hannah: Artist, hannahleestudio.com, post about Stegodon
  83. Stoffel, Eliann: Archaeologist, anthropologist, post about the Kyle Mammoth in Saskatchewan
  84. Sypniewski, Holly: Millsaps College, The Ancient Graffiti Project, Pompeii and Herculaneum
  85. Sytek, John: NH State Rep, post about why the NH House voted against the bill to make the mastodon the NH State Fossil
  86. Tanaka, Gengo: Kumamoto University, post about color vision found in 300 million year old fish fossil
  87. Thomas, Ben: Archaeologist, Archaeological Institute of America, post about International Archaeology Day and post about Mayan Archaeology
  88. Tschopp, Emanuel: Paleontologist, currently working at AMNH, post about fossil discoveries in Niger, West Africa.
  89. Varricchio, David: Paleontologist, Montana State University, post about the Wankel T. Rex
  90. Vlachos, Evangelos: Paleontologist, post about the VI International Conference on Mammoths and Their Relatives
  91. Wald, Karl: Mr. Ellie Pooh Paper, post about sustainable paper made from elephant dung
  92. Wankel, Kathy: discoverer of the Wankel T.Rex, now at the National Museum of Natural History in DC, post about the Wankel T. Rex
  93. Webb, Jennifer: current undergrad at Central Michigan University, using 3D-printed replicas of the Homo naledi fossils to help determine their age
  94. Weikert, Angie: Museum of the Rockies, post about the events held that year on National Fossil Day
  95. Widga, Chris: Paleontologist, ETSU, Center of Excellence in Paleontology, post about the Indiana State Museum exhibit; post about three proboscidean papers he co-authored and post about his experience at the Illinois State Museum and working at a museum in general.
  96. Wiest, Logan: Ichnologist, Baylor University, post about a new theory of the Columbian mammoths at Waco Mammoth National Monument
  97. Witzmann, Florian: Paleontologist, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin, Germany, post about fossil discoveries in Niger, West Africa.
  98. Woodward, Holly (also known as Holly Woodward Ballard): Paleohistologist, Oklahoma State University, post about Maiasaura Life History Project, Part 1 and Part 2
  99. Wrigley, Charlotte: post about permafrost, de-extinction, mammoths and Russia.
  100. Wurman, Ilan: then-Law Clerk to Judge Jerry Smith, post about the legalities of recreating a mammoth 
  101. Young, Chris: IL Department of Natural Resources, post about whether the IL State Museum would close (and yes, it did)
  102. Young, Todd: Big Bone Lick State Historic Park, post about an event that combined fossils and ghosts at the park
  103. Zazula, Grant: Yukon Paleontologist, post about Yukon Paleontology, Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3

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