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Fossil Friday - sloth thoracic vertebra

Earlier this week, sloth expert Greg McDonald spent several days at the Western Science Center looking at ground sloth material in our collection. I spent that time peering over his shoulder and asking lots of questions. 349 more words

Fossil Friday

Random Sketch Notebook #1

     A very messy and badly drawn girl done back in December 2016:

     It’s an awful drawing but after a very, very, very long stretch of not drawing, it’s the best I could do! 71 more words


One With the Sloth

One of the many awesome things about my bestie and her honey (who shall henceforth be known as “manbestie” because his awesomeness is of the same caliber which is why they’re together!) is that they love to watch Animal Planet. 1,631 more words


When the pandas are gone 

The world keeps on changing. 

When the pandas are gone 

When the child is asked in class

‘What is your favourite animal?’

What do you think they will say? 199 more words


A ride in the canopy crane

After a long drive along the edge of the Panama Canal, over the Gatun Locks, and into the forest on a rutted dirt road and then, on foot now, over a bridge spanning a rain-fed creek, walking amid the bellows of howler monkeys, which sound how I imagine a two-ton toad would, we came to a hot sunny meadow where we spent several hours trying and failing to catch butterflies while groups of us took turns going up the nearby canopy crane. 373 more words


Fossil Friday - sloth dermal bones

Next Tuesday evening, Greg McDonald is going to give a lecture at Western Science Center on fossil sloths, so for this week’s Fossil Friday we have sloth bones! 313 more words

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