Tag Archives: Permian

The scientific tourist #279 — making tracks in southern New Mexico

280 million years ago (long before the dinosaurs), southern New Mexico was part of an ancient seaway… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #272 — a visit to the Permian Sea

Today we’re going to visit the Permian Sea. But don’t worry, it won’t take long — it’s just a quick trip to Kansas… Continue reading

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The scientific tourist #262 — Diplocaulus

Another excellent fossil at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science — it’s Diplocaulus… Continue reading

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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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