We’ve finally reached a point in the excavation that I’ve been dreading. Although things started off a little slow, we’ve been gradually finding more and more bone. The problem is that these bones are wedged in and around the newly-discovered boulders, and that make removing them difficult. Continue reading
- Current activities from the Virginia Museum of Natural History Paleontology Department, and information about fossils and geology, updated by Dr. Alton “Butch” Dooley.
- RT @VMNH: VMNH staff are working to remove fossils from an active mining site in Southern Virginia that is also one of the... http://t.co/3… 17 hours ago
- New excavations at the Solite Quarry: wp.me/p1CZX8-1H6 17 hours ago
- A new fossil donation to @VMNH: the first vertebrate fossils (tracks) from Campbell Co. VA: wp.me/p1CZX8-1GT 4 days ago
- RT @emgfitzgerald: Uh, 1 of these whale skulls is the REAL fossil of Mammalodon. Amazing cast by @museumvictoria Preparators! http://t.co/S… 4 days ago
- RT @Synapsida: Skull of the Miocene 'cetothere' (early baleen whale) Parietobalaena palmeri, on display at the AMNH. http://t.co/hBy7YtHSM6 4 days ago