Adjunct curator of FHSU's Sternberg quoted in science magazine
11/06/2002

Michael J. Everhart, adjunct curator of vertebrate paleontology at Fort Hays State University's Sternberg Museum of Natural History, was quoted in the Oct. 19 edition of Science News.

Everhart was interviewed for the magazine while attending the recent Society of Vertebrate Paleontology annual meeting in Norman, OK.

The article for which he was interviewed was about a mummified dinosaur that was displayed at the meeting.

The dinosaur, named Leonardo, is the most complete mummified dinosaur to be described in 70 years. The fossil contains casts of the animal's right shoulder muscle, throat tissue and skin.

Students from FHSU also attended the meeting; they are listed below by hometown.

EL DORADO: Cory Wick, graduate student.
HAYS: David Schmidt, graduate student.
LEAVENWORTH: David Schmidt, graduate student.

OUT OF STATE
SALEM, OR: Timothy Mullin, graduate student.
OUT OF COUNTRY
NAGOYA, JAPAN: Takehito Ikejiri, graduate student.


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