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Benjamin Burger

I am an Assistant Professor of Geology at Utah State University’s Uintah Basin Campus located in Vernal Utah, which offers a Master’s Degree Program in Geoscience.  I teach stratigraphy and paleontology. My research incorporates detailed study of the skeletal and dental anatomy of fossil mammals, as well as their stratigraphic and systematic relationships. I conduct fieldwork in Colorado, Utah and Wyoming looking for fossil mammals. I host my own video blog, Bestiapilosus “The Hairy Beast” on Youtube and write about geology and paleontology.  You can access my academic CV here.

Badlands of the Washakie Basin of Wyoming one of the great places I spend my summers looking for fossils.

Badlands of the Washakie Basin of Wyoming one of the great places I spend my summers looking for fossils.


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