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The Man Who Made Fossil Fish Famous
July 29, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

Our Archaeopteryx show has bedazzling fossils – the only Archaeopteryx skeleton in the New World, complete with clear impressions of feathers. Plus frog-mouthed pterodactyls, fast-swimming Sea Crocs, and slinky land lizards. Today we learn about the Louis Agassiz and his theories. Louis Agassiz (1807-1873) Paris and the Lure of Fish, 1836 Agassiz grew up in […]

Your Archaeopteryx Questions: Answered! [Pete Larson]
June 24, 2010 · 1 Comment

Pete Larson’s new research into the Thermopolis Archaeopteryx specimen currently on display here at the Museum is fascinating (who knew feathers could fossilize?) and we recently hosted an online discussion with Pete to showcase the new findings and give people a chance to get all their burning Archaeopteryx questions answered. We were so happy to […]

The Animals of Solnhofen – Geosaurus
June 22, 2010 · 1 Comment

Our Archaeopteryx show has bedazzling fossils – the only Archaeopteryx skeleton in the New World, complete with clear impressions of feathers. Plus frog-mouthed pterodactyls, fast-swimming Sea Crocs, and slinky land lizards. Today we learn about the Geosaurus. Geosaurus – Shark-Tailed Sea Croc Speediest of the ocean-going crocodilians Some creatures of the Late Jurassic lagoon were […]

How To Make a Perfect Fish – Two Views
June 9, 2010 · Be The First To Comment

Ed Note: Many fossils from the periods discussed and the Solnhofen locality are currently on display in Archaeopteryx: Icon of Evolution. Join a live online discussion about the latest research into the title fossil with paleontologist Pete Larson on June 17. Intelligent Design – For Jurassic Fish Louis Agassiz Right now,  in the 21st Century, […]



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