a scientist who specializes in the study of life forms that existed in previous geologic periods, as represented by their fossils:The education program manager for the museum has worked as a paleontologist, digging up dinosaur bones in Wyoming.
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How to use paleontologist in a sentence
That interpretation “looks spot-on to me,” says James Gardner, a paleontologist at the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller, Canada, who was not involved in the study.An ancient amphibian is the oldest known animal with a slingshot tongue | Carolyn Gramling | November 5, 2020 | Science News
Potentially inaccurate classification of fossils in the record may also make determining biodiversity trends like those described in the new study tricky, says Dimila Mothé, a paleontologist at the Federal University of the State of Rio de Janeiro.Why South America’s ancient mammals may have lost out to northern counterparts | Jake Buehler | November 4, 2020 | Science News
These air breathers had to break through the surface for oxygen, so paleontologists expect megalodon, like them, hung out near the shore.Could an ancient megashark still lurk in the deep seas? | By Riley Black | October 15, 2020 | Popular-Science
A team of paleontologists studied embryos from two types of dinosaurs.
Zhifei Zhang is a paleontologist at Northwest University in Xi’an, China.Tube-dwelling sea creatures may be oldest known parasites | Jonathan Lambert | July 13, 2020 | Science News For Students
Ross is an esteemed paleontologist and university professor.
The new Research Institute set features an all-female cast: a paleontologist, astronomer, and chemist.Why It Took LEGO So Long to Get the Memo: Girls Like Science, Too | Samantha Allen | August 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
As a paleontologist, he obviously understands the public fascination with dinosaurs and their remains.Stopping the Million-Dollar Fossil Thieves: Illegal Trade Meets World of Insatiable Research | Scott Bixby | June 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
His partner in this adventure is Dr. Violet Hurst, a sexy, tart-tongued, paleontologist.
The father, Jonathan, a paleontologist at the University of Chicago, experiences seizures at the sight of a cloud.
He held long consultations with Edouard Lartet, the eminent paleontologist and his learned friends concerning it.
He then proceeds to theorize, hand in hand with the paleontologist, or student of ancient life.Unexplored! | Allen Chaffee
There he found a spiritual paleontologist at work reconstructing extinct souls from the merest fossil fragments.
The paleontologist now reached up to a geometrical plane and brought down another small fossil.
The paleontologist removed the confounded monocle from his eye, and wiped the lens with a bit of chamois skin.