Skip to main content
Email Print Share

All Images


Press Release 11-008

Putting the Dead to Work

Conservation paleobiologists dig deep to solve today's ecological, evolutionary questions

Back to article | Note about images

Cover of the January, 2011 issue of the journal Trends in Ecology and Evolution.

Conservation paleobiologists are looking at ecology and evolution in new ways.

Credit: Trends in Ecology and Evolution


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (600 KB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.

Illustrations of the extinct Hawaiian Rail and Hawaiian Spotted Rail or Hawaiian Crake.

The Hawaiian Rail and Hawaiian Spotted Rail or Hawaiian Crake are now extinct.

Credit: John Gerrard Keulemans (1842-1912)


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (285 KB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.

Map of North America during the Pleistocene 12,000 years ago showing glaciation.

This map shows how North America appeared just over 12,000 years ago. During the Pleistocene, repeated glaciations occurred.

Credit: Ron Blakey, NAU


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (681 KB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.

Photo of a fossil plant leaf that is likely a member of a family that includes poinsettias.

Fossil leaf from a plant that's likely a member of the family that includes poinsettias.

Credit: Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (2.1 MB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.

Image showing corals and other fossils.

Corals and other fossils from long-ago seas tell scientists much about life on Earth today.

Credit: Polish Academy of Sciences


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (91 KB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.

Photo of an arctic fox.

The arctic fox once lived in a much wider ecological range; climate change drove it north.

Credit: U.S. FWS


Download the high-resolution JPG version of the image. (120 KB)

Use your mouse to right-click (Mac users may need to Ctrl-click) the link above and choose the option that will save the file or target to your computer.