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Andrei Sher, noted Russian vertebrate paleontologist, died Aug. 11, 2008

10/24/2008


Andrei Sher of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, and member of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology, died unexpectedly of a heart attack on August 11, 2008. Sher was an authority on the paleoecology of the Siberian tundra-steppe biome.

Biography courtesy of Margarita Erbajeva.
Photo courtesy of Alisa Winkler.

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