Monthly Archives: June 2008

Wyoming Day 9

At last, a full day of great weather! There were no spectacular finds today, but a lot of steady progress. We removed a number of small, as-yet-unidentified bones, and made some new jackets, including a bottom jacket on the scapula. … Continue reading

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Wyoming Day 8/Sheep Mountain Anticline

No digging today, as I had to go to Billings to pick up our next group of diggers. As you drive to Billings on US310, just north of Greybull you pass by the Sheep Mountain Anticline. An anticline is a … Continue reading

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Wyoming Day 7

This morning Decker and Grenda headed back home after completing their week here; a new group arrives tomorrow. After their departures we drove out to the site under clear skies (another section of the entrance road is shown above).

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Wyoming Day 6/Bighorn Mountains

The morning started off bright and sunny, and we began preparing to make a top jacket for the scapula shown above (with Amy serving as a scale).

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Wyoming Day 5

There was a light rain this morning, but we still headed out the site only about an hour late. There was a brief additional delay from the pronghorns standing in the road (yes, that dirt path is the road to … Continue reading

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Wyoming Day 4/Wyoming Dinosaur Center

A storm front came through today, preventing us from digging. Rather than hang out in the campground all day, we headed south for a field trip. We drove through Wind River Canyon to take another look at the rocks there, visited the … Continue reading

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Wyoming Day 3

Today we jacketed the limb bone we found a few days ago. This is a limb bone, but I’m still not sure which element it is (ulna, radius, fibula are all possibilities). In the photo above we have removed the … Continue reading

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