Hello! We want to share with you an exclusive look behind the scenes at Thanksgiving Point, Museum of Ancient Life’s paleontology preparation lab, home of the Utahraptor…… Read more “Video tour of new bones found in the megablock”
Hi folks! Our good friend, videographer, and Utah Friends of Paleontology member, Dale Gray, has put together a nice video for you so you can get a…… Read more “Video update of the Utahraptor Project equipment purchases”
Welcome to the Utahraptor Project Blog, or the ‘Raptor Blog as we call it. If you found your way here, the first thing we want to say…… Read more “Welcome!”
https://nhmu.utah.edu/events/dinofest I should have posted this event weeks ago! My apologies. Thank you to the folks who worked to make this happen and manned the tables.
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It’s not all skulls and glamour. Sometimes it’s slow removal of rock with little to show for it. And it’s sure not all pretty, either. Here are…… Read more “Slow going for a couple of weeks…”
I love this microscope! That’s a good thing since I have been spending about 7 hours a day with my eyes glued to it. I’ll have to…… Read more “Another look at some of the hardware”
Out on what was the southeast end of the block (as it lay in the ground) things got hammered a bit by weathering, also a little…… Read more “These bones had a rough go of it”
Almost every day I take pictures of the work I’ve done. It will help to measure progress and it’s fun for me to watch before and after…… Read more “A couple of square inches I stared at all day- pausing to work out details”
I can handle more of this! I was pursuing some small bones today and one of them turned into this nice little jaw or maxilla, not…… Read more “Yet another small jaw or max”
I have been opening up new “windows” into the block, exploratory work to find more bone. Also a lot of clean up of areas on the surface…… Read more “Nice little ilium this week!”
3 more days at the Museum of Ancient Life at Thanksgiving Point, Lehi, Utah. I spent a lot of time cleaning things up, trimming…… Read more “Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday this week.”