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Madison Myers

Madison Myers

Madison Myers is an assistant professor of igneous processes with the Department of Earth Sciences at Montana State University.

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Yellowstone National Park petrified trees

Yellowstone, known for thermal features and wildlife, has a secret: fossils rivaling other parks

By: and - June 8, 2022

The thermal features and “charismatic megafauna” of Yellowstone are more than enough to draw crowds from all over the world, with the park seeing over 4 million visitors in 2021. But Yellowstone has a secret that very few visitors are even aware of: Yellowstone has fossils. Enough to rival other national parks that are renowned […]