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Nalawade-Chavan, S., Zazula, G., Brock, F., Southon, J., MacPhee, R., and Druckenmiller, P.S. 2014. New single amino acid hydroxyproline radiocarbon dates for two problematic American Mastodon fossils from Alaska." Quaternary Geochronology20: 23-28.
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Druckenmiller, P.S., and Maxwell, E.E. 2013. A Middle Jurassic (Bajocian) ophthalmosaurid (Reptilia, Ichthyosauria) from the Tuxedni Formation, Alaska and the early diversification of the clade. Geological Magazine: 1-8. DOI: 10.1017/S0016756813000125.
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Mann, D.H., Groves, P., Kunz, M.L., Reanier, R.E., and Gagliotie, B.V. 2013. Ice-age megafauna in Arctic Alaska: extinction, invasion, survival. Quaternary Science Reviews 70: 91–108.
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Miller, J.S., Druckenmiller, P.S., and Bahn, V. 2013 Antlers on the Arctic Refuge: capturing multi-generational patterns of calving ground use from bones on the landscape. Proceedings of the Royal Society B280: 20130275.
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Boucot, A.J., Blodgett, R.B., and Rohr, D.M. 2012. Strophatrypa, a new genus of Brachiopoda (Atrypidae), from upper Silurian strata of the Alexander terrane, northeast Chichagof Island, Alaska. Bulletin of Geosciences87(2): 261-267.
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Brown, C.M. and Druckenmiller, P.S. 2011. Basal ornithopod (Dinosauria: Ornithischia) teeth from the Prince Creek Formation (early Maastrichtian) of Alaska. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences48(9): 1342-1354.
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Erickson, G.M. and Druckenmiller, P.S. 2011. Longevity and growth rate estimates for a polar dinosaur: a Pachyrhinosaurus (Dinosauria: Neoceratopsia) specimen from the North Slope of Alaska showing a complete developmental record. Historical Biology23(4): 327-334.
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Barnett, R., Shapiro, B., Barnes, I. et al. 2009. Phylogeography of lions (Panthera leo ssp.) reveals three distinct taxa and a late Pleistocene reduction in genetic diversity. Molecular Ecology1111: 1-10.
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Debruyne, R., Chu, G., King, C.E. et al. 2008. Out of America: ancient DNA evidence for a New World origin of Late Quaternary woolly mammoths. Current Biology18(17): 1-7.
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Grimaldi, D.A. and Triplehorn, D.M. 2008. Insects from the Upper Miocene Grubstake Formation of Alaska. American Museum Novitates3612, 19 pp.
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Rohland, N., Malaspinas, A.-S., Pollack, J.L. et al. 2007. Probiscidea mitogenomics: chronology and mode of elephant evolution using mastodon as outgroup. PLoS Biology5(8): 1663-1671.
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Sullivan, R.M. 2006. A taxonomic review of the Pachycephalosauridae (Dinosauria: Ornithischia). New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin35: 347-365.
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Gangloff, R.A., Fiorillo, A.R., and Norton, D.W. 2005. The first pachycephalosaurine (Dinosauria) from the paleo-arctic and its paleogeograhic implications. Journal of Paleontology79(5): 997-1001.
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Guthrie, R.D. 2004. Radiocarbon evidence of mid-Holocene mammoths stranded on an Alaskan Bering Sea island. Nature429: 746-749.
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Shapiro, B., Drummond, A.J., Rambaut, A. et al. 2004. Rise and fall of the Beringian steppe bison. Science306: 1561-1565.
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Blodgett, R.B. 2002. Paleontological inventory of the Amphitheater Mountains, Mt. Hayes A-4 and A-5 quadrangles, southcentral Alaska. DGGS Report of Investigation2002-3, 11 pp.
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Fiorillo, A.R. and Gangloff, R.A. 2001. The Caribou Migration Model for Arctic Hadrosaurs (Dinosauria: Ornithischia): A Reassessment. Historical Biology15(4): 323-334.
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Erickson, G.M. 1995. Split carinae on Tyrannosaurid teeth and implications of their development. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology15: 268-274.
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Bocherens, H., Fizet, M., Mariotti, A., Gangloff, R.A., and Burns, J.A. 1994. Contribution of isotopic biogeochemistry (13C,15N, 18O) to the paleoecology of mammoths. Historical Biology7(3): 187-202.
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Clemens, W.A. and Nelms, L.G. 1993. Paleoecological implications of Alaska terrestrial vertebrate fauna in latest Cretaceous time at high paleolatitudes. Geology21: 503-506.
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McDonald, J.N., Ray, C.E., and Harington, C.R. 1991. Taxonomy and zoogeography of the musk ox genus Praeovibos Staudinger, 1908. Illinois State Museum Scientific Papers23: 285-314.
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Rigby, J.K. and Blodgett, R.B. 1983. Early Middle Devonian Sponges from the McGrath Quadrangle of West-Central Alaska. Journal of Paleontology57(4): 773-786.
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Broadhead, T.W. and Strimple, H.L. 1977. Permian platycrinitid crinoids from Arctic North America. Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences14(5): 1166-1175.
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Guthrie, R.D. and Matthews, J.V., Jr. 1971. The Cape Deceit Fauna - Early Pleistocene mammalian assemblage from the Alaskan Arctic. Quaternary Research1(4): 474-510.
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Selected related publications

Campos, P.F., Willerslev, E., Sher, A. et al. 2010. Ancient DNA analyses exclude humans as the driving force behind late Pleistocene musk ox (Ovibos moschatus) population dynamics. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences1073: 1-6.
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Fiorillo, A.R., McCarthy, P.J., and Flaig, P.P. 2010. Taphonomic and sedimentologic interpretations of the dinosaur-bearing Upper Cretaceous Strata of the Prince Creek Formation, Northern Alaska: Insights from an ancient high-latitude terrestrial ecosystem. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 1016: 1-13.
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Gangloff, R.A. and Fiorillo, A.R. 2010. Taphonomy and Paleoecology of a bonebed from the Prince Creek Formation, North Slope, Alaska. Palaios25: 299-317.
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Fiorillo, A.R. 2008. On the occurrence of exceptionally large teeth of Troodon (Dinosauria: Saurischia) from the Late Cretaceous of northern Alaska. Palaios 23: 322-328.
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Fox-Dobbs, K., Leonard, J.A., and Kock, P.L. 2008. Pleistocene megafauna from eastern Beringia: paleoecological and paleoenvironmental interpretations of stable carbon and nitrogen isotope and radiocarbon records. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 261: 30-46.
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Davis, B.M. 2007. A revision of "pediomyid" marsupials from the Late Cretaceous of North America. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica52(2): 217-256.
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Guthrie, R.D. 2006. New carbon dates link climatic change with human colonization and Pleistocene extinctions. Nature441: 207-209.
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Weinstock, J., Willerslev, E., Sher, A. et al. 2005. Evolution, systematics, and phylogeography of Pleistocene horses in the New World: a molecular prospective. PLoS Biology 3(8): 1373-1379.
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Fiorillo, A.R. 2004. The Dinosaurs of Arctic Alaska. Scientific American12: 84-91.
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Gangloff, R.A., May, K.C., and Storer, J.E. 2004. An early Late Cretaceous dinosaur tracksite in central Yukon Territory, Canada. Ichnos11: 299-309.
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Hutchison, H.J. and Pasch, A.D. 2004. First record of a turtle (Protochelydra, Chelydridae, Testudines) from the Cenozoic of Alaska (Chickaloon Formation, Paleocene-Eocene). PaleoBios24(1): 1-5.
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Storer, J.E. 2004. A middle Pleistocene (late Irvingtonian) mammalian fauna from Thistle Creek, Klondike Goldfields region of Yukon Territory, Canada. Paludicola4(4): 137-150.

Rich, T.H., Patricia Vickers-Rich, P., and Gangloff, R.A. 2002. Polar Dinosaurs. Science295(5557): 979-980.
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Pasch, A.D. and May, K.C. 2001. Taphonomy and paleoenvironment of hadrosaur (Dinosauria) from the Matanuska Formation (Turonian) in South-Central Alaska. In Tanke, D.H., Carpenter, K., and Skrepnick, M.W. (eds), Mesozoic Vertebrate Life. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, p. 219-236.
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Schweitzer, C.E. and Feldmann, R.M. 2001. New Cretaceous and Tertiary decapod crustaceans from western North America. Bulletin of the Mizunami Fossil Museum28: 173-210.
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Fiorillo, A.R. and Gangloff, R.A. 2000. Theropod teeth from the Prince Creek Formation (Cretaceous) of Northern Alaska, with speculations on arctic dinosaur paleoecology. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology20(4): 675-682.
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Schweitzer, C.E. and Feldmann, R.M. 2000. First notice of the Chirostylidae (Decapoda) in the fossil record and new Tertiary Galatheidae (Decapoda) from the Americas. Bulletin of the Mizunami Fossil Museum27: 147-165.
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Gangloff, R.A. 1998. Arctic dinosaurs with emphasis on the Cretaceous record of Alaska and the Eurasian-North American connection. New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science Bulletin14: 211-220.
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Pasch, A.D. and May, K.C. 1998. First occurrence of a hadrosaur (Dinosauria) from the Matanuska Formation (Turonian) in the Talkeetna Mountains of South-Central Alaska. Short Notes on Alaska Geology 1997, DGGS PR 118H : 99-109.
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