Monthly Archives: February 2014

Big scary Carmel Church fish

On the first day of our Carmel Church excavation last November Christina found associated remains of a fish skull (above). This was pretty exciting, because associated fish remains (multiple bones from one individual) are relatively rare at Carmel Church. I … Continue reading

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Schiele Fossil Fair

The Paleontology Department is spending the day in Gastonia, North Carolina to participate in the Schiele Museum of Natural History Fossil Fair.

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From the Collections Room (Rangifer)

I had planned to spend most of this week involved with Roanoke College’s Darwin Day festival, but the east coast snowstorm postponed that event and kept the museum closed for part of the week. With all the snow, it seems … Continue reading

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Georgia Science Teachers Association meeting

On Tuesday we loaded the recently-completed giant beaver in my truck, along with display panels and a bunch of other casts, and Brett and I headed south to Macon, Georgia. Through the end of the week we’ll be attending the … Continue reading

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Castoroides – finished!

This afternoon, we finally completed our first of several mounts of the giant beaver Castoroides ohioensis!

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