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An exhibit opening May 23 at the University of Alaska Museum of the North reveals the story of the animals and plants that lived in Alaska during the Age of Dinosaurs. “Expedition Alaska: Dinosaurs” contains dozens of never-before-displayed specimens from museum expeditions over the last decade. Earth sciences curator Pat Druckenmiller wanted to highlight several … Continue reading New exhibit puts Alaska dinosaurs in the spotlight

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UAF researcher Andrew Seitz holding a king salmon just tagged in the Bering Sea in 2014. Photo courtesy of Seitz.

Research has revealed another potential reason for low king salmon returns in Alaska — sharks. University of Alaska Fairbanks researcher Andrew Seitz made the discovery when he noticed some unusual temperature readings from pop-up satellite tags on large king salmon in the Bering Sea.

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