Monday, March 10, 2008

Malcolm McKenna a Fossil Seeker Dies at the age of 77

Malcolm C. McKenna, a paleontologist who hunted fossils beginning the Rockies to the Gobi Desert, from Patagonia in the direction of the Canadian Arctic, and who published a trustworthy categorization of mammals, died previous Monday in Boulder, Colo.His spouse of 55 years Priscilla, thought he broke his hip last year and had "never truly recovered" as of hip-replacement surgery. Dr. McKenna, who was a retreat Frick curator of vertebrate paleontology at the American Museum of Natural History in Manhattan, A eminent point of Dr. McKenna's career as a head in the study of fossil mammals was the publication of "categorization of Mammals," written with Susan K. Bell, during 1997. It was the conclusions of 35 years of investigate.


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