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The scientific tourist #313 — terror bird from Brazil

Another interesting specimen on display at Seattle’s Burke Museum — this time, a cast of an ancient Brazilian “terror bird”… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #288 — Cocijo

Spotted in Chicago’s Field Museum, it’s a ceramic urn portraying Cocijo… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #265 — Saber-toothed cat

On display at the Sternberg Museum of Natural History in Hays, Kansas — it’s a saber-toothed cat… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #261 — Carcharodontosaurus (with and without skin)

This week, you get two images of one subject on traveling display at the Sternberg Museum in Hays, Kansas — the skull of a Carcharodontosaurus… Continue reading

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The Boneyard comes to SOS

Welcome, one and all, to April’s edition of The Boneyard Blog Carnival!

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The scientific tourist #59 — Crinoids

Crinoids are odd little critters, for sure. Often called “living fossils,” they’re rarely seen alive as their modern counterparts live at ocean depths exceeding 100 meters (and more often 200 meters)…

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The scientific tourist #55 — Maiasaura

This week’s image comes to you from the Wyoming Dinosaur Center in Thermopolis, Wyoming –it’s of a Maiasaur tending to her nest full of hatchlings…

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