Tag: fossil hunters

Newly Unearthed Papers From Fossil Hunters Include An Ode to Bones

By Veronique Greenwood | September 12, 2012 12:48 pm

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This poem in praise of the Permian amphibian Eryops was scrawled on the back of a label now in the American Museum of Natural History by Jacob Boll, a Swiss-German fossil hunter involved in a tumultuous 19th-century paleontology feud.

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