Monthly Archives: March 2014

From the Collections Room (Bothriolepis)

Virginia┬áhas a remarkably complete rock record, at least for the Phanerozoic Eon (the last 541 million years or so). With the exception of the Permian Period, every Phanerozoic time period is represented in Virginia by at least a few fossiliferous … Continue reading

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Two beavers are better than one

While we recently completed a mounted cast of the Joseph Moore Museum’s giant beaver skeleton, that wasn’t the end of our exhibit work with Castoroides. The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery already owned a cast of the same skeleton that was … Continue reading

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VMNH Paleontology teaching kits

Today I’m happy to announce the availability of a series of paleontology teaching kits, based on casts of fossils from museum collections.

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