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Exploring the Jurassic at Zalas Quarry, southern Poland

The area of southern Poland is well known for its widespread Jurassic deposits, in particular, Middle and Upper Jurassic sedimentary rocks that outcrop in a belt running from south-east to north-west in the area known as the Polish Jura Chain (Fig. 1,637 more words


‘Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On’ in the world of dinosaurs

A guest post from the Sedgwick Museum’s Douglas Palmer

Whilst Jerry Lee Lewis was certainly not thinking of dinosaurs when he recorded his famous 1957 hit song, he was referring to hips. 493 more words


FOSSILS | pencil illustrations

Ammonit | © by Anna Frohmann, 2017

Shark teeth | © by Anna Frohmann, 2017

Trilobit | © by Anna Frohmann, 2017

These Illustrations of three different kinds of fossils were commissioned by a private client. 38 more words

Anna Frohmann

The Case of the Circle-Saw Shark (or, the palaeontologists vs. the softies part I)

One of the central problems of palaeontology is that hard parts of organisms are often very well preserved, soft parts not so well. Thus, shells and bones are common in the fossil record; skin, muscles and other soft tissues are not. 278 more words


Journey to the Sahara Desert

This is my second trip to the beautiful country of Morocco. We didn’t have much time on our first visit there so the idea of going to the Sahara was moot. 2,007 more words


Badlands National Park, South Dakota

In the spring of 2014, I had the opportunity to travel to Badlands National Park with an old friend. On the way, we ran into “ 354 more words