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2011-02-01 11:44:30

According to findings released by an expert in Arctic paleontology, fossilized tracks from two newly discovered prehistoric birds have been found in Alaska's Denali National Park.

2011-01-27 14:56:00

Museum of Nature & Science Curator Makes History During Alaskan Dig DALLAS, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two new prehistoric bird species have been discovered and named by Dr. Tony Fiorillo, paleontologist and curator to the Museum of Nature & Science in Dallas.


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upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.