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New Zealand was once a land of giants


SQUAWKZILLA, AS HE (or possibly she) has come to be known, is not the sort of parrot that would sit on your shoulder while you cooed “pretty polly”. 1,080 more words

New decade, new syllabi

We just kicked off the Spring semester here at Vassar College, and so I’ve got some freshly-updated bio-anthro syllabi hot off the press. This semester, I’m doing my annual introductory class ( 401 more words



Lawson. There’s a name I haven’t heard for a while. I had no idea he was a part of the Jurassic Park project.

I just found this while trying to touch up some more concerning the San Diego/Nublar business. 183 more words


Visiting the hominins in Dallas

From now to March 22, visitors to the Perot Museum in Dallas have the opportunity to see something exceedingly rare in the United States: Two hominin skeletons from South Africa.  883 more words

Author Todd Charles Wood

Park of the Day: Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument

Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument- Colorado

Beneath a grassy mountain valley in central Colorado lies one of the richest and most diverse fossil deposits in the world. 37 more words

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Yorkshire Poster

My hubby came home today with this print of North Eastern Railways ‘the Yorkshire Moors’…. Tranquil solitude. What is interesting is its a railway poster, with no railway visible! 129 more words

La Leona, Argentina - January 2020 - Three for the Price of One

In our travels across North America we have visited the Badlands in South Dakota, seen fossils in Arizona, and dinosaur bones in Colorado. In Southern Patagonia we had the chance to do this all in one place, La Leona. 296 more words