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Kirk R. Johnson
Kirk R. Johnson is the Sant Director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. He received his PhD in geology and paleobotany from Yale University in 1989, and did postdoctoral research in the rainforests of northern Australia before joining the Denver Museum of Natural History in... show more

Kirk R. Johnson is the Sant Director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. He received his PhD in geology and paleobotany from Yale University in 1989, and did postdoctoral research in the rainforests of northern Australia before joining the Denver Museum of Natural History in 1991, where he directed the installation of the museum's Prehistoric Journey exhibit. His research focuses on fossil plants, the environmental effects of the dinosaur-smiting asteroid, and the birth and death of biomes. Johnson also works with artists to create accurate and plausible paintings, murals, and dioramas of prehistoric landscapes, several of which are on display in the Colorado Convention Center. Johnson lives in Washington, D. C.
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Gloria's Pages
Gloria's Pages rated it 6 years ago
This book is about the joys and struggles of paleontology and fossil collecting. I am a fossil geek, and let's be honest here, I spent a month this summer with my dad and mom looking at a lot of the sites mentioned, and even speaking with a number of the people featured in this book. So I can't real...
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Elham rated it 6 years ago
COLORSRed - I wonder about the things she said Blue - I wonder if they were true Green - I know you weren't trying to be mean White - Sometimes I think you were right. I read about you The other day I heard you Were going away I heard You've left your Cat And your Funny little purple hat Trying hard...
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