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By Dixie Stordahl
PCN Correspondent 

Paleontologist Woodruff earns PhD


December 29, 2021

Cary Woodruff, Paleontologist for the Great Plains Dinosaur Museum in Malta has earned his PhD. Photo by Danielle Miller.

Friday, December 17, Cary Woodruff culminated his five years of post graduate studies by defending his thesis.

He studied for his doctorate at the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto under David Evans.

Dr. Woodruff has been Director of the Great Plains Dinosaur Museum and Field Station in Malta, since March of 2016.

His doctorate work was on pachycephalosaurus, or the head butter dinosaurs.

He researched to find if they really were head butters. He came to the conclusion that they probably were not because some of the bone characteristics were not supportive.

Congratulations to Dr. Wo...

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