Welcome to the RMDRC’s paleo lab blog. We’re a working preparation, molding, casting and mounting lab in Woodland Park, Colorado. This blog is intended to give you a glimpse at more of the projects we’re working on both here and in the field than what we’re able to show in the monthly newsletter. Constructive […]
Pronounced (DRO-mee-o-SAWR-us) Dromaeosaurus albertensis is one of the rarest theropods from the American west. They were closely related to Velociraptor but significantly larger reaching lengths in excess of 6 feet. Known only from a collection of partial skeletons, this specimen represents the latest interpretation of its anatomy.
Picturesque Poems: A Hike and a Haiku! Saturday, March 25, 1:00 PM at the Florissant Fossil Beds Visitors Center Learn to write poems about fossils! Join Volunteer Interpretive Park Ranger Steven Veatch for a unique program combining poetry and nature from 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM at the visitor center. The program will begin in […]
The latest addition to our dinosaur menagerie is getting attention around the globe. There were stories last week in the NY Times and the Huffington Post and even on CNN. This week, our curator performed an interview on CPR about recovering Ava from Montana’s Judith River Formation and how our team of paleontologists hunts dinosaurs. […]
One of the most awesome places we visited! Thanks so much! – Austin, Texas 3rd time here and learned more in one visit than all prior visits to any museum including Smithsonian in DC. – Littleton, CO Very informative and loved being able to see work being done in the lab. We will send all […]