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Live From the Field: Mad Max
November 9, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

Our paleontology team – led by Dr. Robert Bakker – is back in Seymour, TX this week, digging for Dimetrodon at a site they’ve now been working for several years. (You can read more of what’s been found already in our daily blog from the field in 2007). Friday’s update comes from Kathy Zoehfeld, a […]

Sharky-Locks and the Three Gummi Bears
October 10, 2008 · 1 Comment

Need another excuse to buy candy this October?  Like cheap entertainment? Of course you do! How about some do-it-yourself grow-animals? For a buck or two, you can have a hundred edible expanding critters of your very own. You need a few gummi bears or other gummi snacks (I grant you they are of questionable nutritional […]

Blog Contest: Draw a Dinosaur!
October 7, 2008 · 4 Comments

“Leonardo da Vinci said: “I don’t understand a thing ‘till I draw it.” When you draw, your finger tips teach your brain what’s important.” Dr. Bakker paraphrased Leonardo da Vinci in his recent post, Draw Dinos Right, to explain why great  paleontologists tend to be great artists, too. Now that the world premiere of Dinosaur […]

Beyond the Bones: ABC-13 features Leonardo in 30-minute special
October 3, 2008 · 2 Comments

Ack! Paleontologists often take their lives in their hands to get to fossils. In this shot, they’re looking at some T. rex fossils on a two-foot ledge that’s hanging over a 100-foot drop. Thanks to Hurricane Ike, most of us were still without power when the Discovery Channel aired their documentary about Leonardo, the mummified […]



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