Category Archives: Sauriermuseum Aathal

Digging Wyoming dinosaurs – accessories

If you go to the American West to dig dinosaurs, what clothing do you need to take? And, for those so inclined, what about stuff beyond the pure need to survive? let me give you some pointers (some a bit … Continue reading

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Digging Wyoming dinosaurs – camp life

This summer’s dig at Dana Quarry’s finds having been shown it is now time for some photos of camp life. Here’s a nice view of the camp. On the left is a large, flat area, mostly bulldozed debris from the … Continue reading

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more digging Wyoming dinosaurs

In the previous post I lamented the dearth of finds at this summer’s Sauriermuseum dig in Dana Quarry. Time to show you how rich the quarry still is – we were just unlucky that the patch we were able to … Continue reading

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Digging Wyoming Dinosaurs!

Today, we take a break from the seemingly endless series of Wyoming Wildilfe, and instead I bring you some non-avian Wyoming dinosaurs. Bone and tool shed, Dana Quarry, Wyoming That’s the first dinosaur you will see when you come to … Continue reading

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Places I’ve been, dinosaurs I’ve seen 5.2: more SMA

Today, I would like to talk a bit about a part of the Sauriermuseum‘s exhibition that has little to do with dinosaurs. The museum is not designed to be one huge, monolithic permanent exhibition supplemented by a tiny “special exhibit” … Continue reading

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Places I’ve been, dinosaurs I’ve seen 5.1: SMA

Today, let’s check out the Sauriermuseum Aathal! Previously, I already posted pics of their wonderful Camarasaurus specimen “E.T.”, but the SMA has much more to offer. In the words of Martin Sander, head of the Research Group on Sauropod Gigantism, … Continue reading

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Dinopic of the day 16: SMA beauties 2

Today, some appeasement for the theropod lovers I shafted in the last post by showing only a duck’s butt. The Sauriermusem Aathal has a bunch of great dinosaur skeletons, some of which I mentioned previously. Among them is one of … Continue reading

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