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.
COURSE TITLE Basic Paleontology: An Introduction to the Fossil Record COURSE DESCRIPTION This course aims to provide a practical introduction to paleontology – the study of ancient life forms preserved as fossils. The class will focus on use of fossils as indicators of ancient environments. While paleontology informs us about remarkable patterns of change […]
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. […]
Lindi lead a great tour. She really accommodated all the kids in the group & engaged them-they were so excited. This was the best museum we have ever been to! Thank you. – Littleton, CO Geri was very knowledgeable & provided awesome facts & info at children and adult levels. It’s great to see passion. […]