October 29, 2019

#blastfromthepast

How many of you remember the Willo fossil? It’s been almost 20 years since the first article was published. A 66 million year old Thescelosaurus discovered in South Dakota in 1993 by Michael Hammer and his son Jeff in the Hell Creek formation. This is...

September 18, 2019

Growing up in California I never really had the opportunity to see a whole lot of fossil exhibits or museums. California just didn't have any. Aside from the famous Cenozoic era themed "La Brea Tar Pits". I have had the privilege to be able to visit this wonderful muse...

September 18, 2019

This new interactive book series is buzzing right now. “Could you survive” not a whole lot of information about this series yet or where to buy them, but it looks as though they will be released in February 2020.

I would gather that they are like those interactive boo...

June 20, 2019

Some 66 million years ago, a Tyrannosaurus rex weighing an estimated 19,555 pounds—nearly as much as four pick-up trucks—roamed what is now the Canadian province of Saskatchewan. Measuring roughly 42 feet long, the dinosaur led what University of Alberta paleontologist...

May 15, 2019

Let us all sit back and imagine our ancestors stumbling across a dinosaur skeleton and what they might have thought it was. After all, there is a good possibility that these are where the stories of dragons basically come from. Did they think the land with the skeleton...

May 10, 2019

These amazing MOA Footprints are finally being cut and transferred.

“We are so excited to announce that the Otago Museum team along with colleagues from the University of Otago have been excavating a major discovery of SEVEN MOA FOOTPRINTS for the past few days.”

You can...

May 8, 2019

More than 160 million years ago, the forests of ancient China were home to a bizarre predator: a tiny dinosaur that glided from tree to tree with leathery, bat-like wings. The newfound fossil, unveiled today in the journal Nature, is just the second feathered dinosaur...

May 4, 2019

The reassembled skull bones of Egernia gillespieae, a 15 million year old skink from Riversleigh World Heritage Area of northwestern Queensland.Remarkably similar to modern social skinks.

Reconstruction of the most complete fossil lizard found in Australia, a 15 million...

April 16, 2019

Imagine a world not 200 years ago where this wasn’t a problem.... recycle, compost and pick up trash you see. We are in the middle of the latest mass extinction and we are the cause! Love the earth you live on by helping in even the littlest ways. 

It was brought to my...

March 16, 2019

Sometimes it’s good to be a big baby. That’s what scientists are learning from a skeleton at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, in California. It belongs to a marine reptile known as Polycotylus (Pahl-ee-KOAT-eh-luss). Inside the fossil skeleton, scientists fou...

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