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Dimetrodon Is Canadian!

In 1854, a fossil was found on Prince Edward Island by a farmer. It was part of an upper jaw with curved teeth. It was given the name Bathygnathus borealis. 140 more words


Five Degrees of Global Warming - The Leaf Fossils of Kakahu, New Zealand

Sometime in the 1980s my Prof, ‘JDC’ (Doug Campbell of the Otago University), showed me a box of spectacular leaf fossils that had been collected from Kakahu by… 1,124 more words

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Mighty Mosasaurs

Mosasaurs were giant marine reptiles related to dinosaurs. They lived during the Cretaceous period and went extinct about 66 million years ago, the same time the dinosaurs died out. 64 more words


Eye opening fossil deposits

The Journal of the Geological Society’s series of ‘Review Focus’ articles on fossil Lagerstätten continues with recently discovered fossils from Emu Bay, South Australia, which are casting new light on the early evolution of vision… 682 more words


Fossil hunting at Macoun Marsh

by Richard Singhroy

Richard Singhroy is a student at the University of Ottawa. As part of the university’s Community Service Learning program, he has volunteered to report on several OFNC outings and meetings. 423 more words

OFNC Excursion

Lucy, the australopithi- wha-?


          I’m sure that most of us have heard of Lucy at some point in our lives, but how many of us actually know about Lucy? 296 more words


Google and Lucy

I  notice Google is celebrating Lucy’s discovery today. Here is a good blog to read about the fraud that is Lucy and all the other so called missing links. 111 more words

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