Paleontologists Pete Makovicky and Nate Smith share details about their upcoming expedition to Antarctica over the 2010-11 holiday season. This is the first in a series of video reports documenting the team’s daily life and field work during their fossil-hunting expedition. Feel free to post any questions you might have in the comments section by December 11, 2010, and Pete and Nate will answer the top five FAQs in their weekly written dispatches. To receive these dispatches via email, sign-up ( today!

Be sure to check out Video Report #2 “More about Cryolophosaurus Fossils” at

For more about Pete and Nate’s expedition, please visit their Expedition Overview.

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