Weird world of northern dinosaurs coming into focus - Kodiak Daily Mirror: Local Columns

Weird world of northern dinosaurs coming into focus

Posted: Friday, July 5, 2019 10:11 am | Updated: 10:17 am, Fri Jul 5, 2019.

During Patrick Druckenmiller’s not-so-restful sabbatical year of 2015, he flew to museums around the world. In Alberta and then London, the Univer-sity of Alaska Museum’s curator of earth science looked at bones of dino-saurs similar to ones found in northern Alaska. 

The more he squinted at them and chatted with experts, the more he con-cluded far-north dinosaurs are like Alaskans compared to other Americans: kind of the same, but a little off. 

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