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Sea Scorpions: Terrifying Predators of the Paleozoic
December 19, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

 Photo courtesy of wikipedia  https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Eurypterus_Paleoart.jpg   Eurypterids: you may never have heard of them, but you will come to fear them. They appear in the fossil record during the Ordivician Period, over 400 million years ago, and finally went extinct about 250 million years ago during the Great Permian Extinction. Because of their appearance, Eurypterids […]

Oh, just another day in the life of exhibits: Installation in pictures (with inanimate commentary)
July 24, 2012 · 3 Comments

Done any home improvement projects lately? Us, too! This Monday we installed two new nautical creatures in the new Hall of Paleontology, and we documented one of the installs for you fine people. THIS GUY: Know what he is? He’s a ginormous Eurypterid, otherwise known as a sea scorpion. We don’t know about y’all, but […]


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