Xiaoming Wang

Xiaoming Wang is a curator of Vertebrate Paleontology at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. In addition to his research on fossil carnivores, he also leads paleontological expeditions to Tibet and Inner Mon­golia. Previously in Natural History he coauthored, with Richard H. Tedford, “How Dogs Came to Run the World” (July/August 2008), adapted from their book Dogs: Their Fossil Relatives and Evolutionary History, illustrated by Mauricio Antón (Columbia University Press, 2008).

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