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SVP Preparation

Oct 25, 2013

We have been busy lately preparing for visitors to our museum from the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology's Annual Meeting that is happening next week in Los Angeles.  Shown here, the...

Juvenile Dwarf Pronghorn Dentary

Jul 13, 2013

Recently found while cleaning bulk matrix from deposit 1 in the lab, this is a dentary of a juvenile dwarf pronghorn, Capromeryx minor.  It is probably the youngest pronghorn...

A shrew incisor

Feb 10, 2012

This tiny black tooth (a right lower incisor) measuring about 1mm, was just identified in the Fishbowl Lab under the microscope. It is pictured here with the complete right lower jaw of a modern...

Zed’s left tusk plaster jacket is open in the Fishbowl Lab

Feb 1, 2012
Zed's tusk when it first came into the Fishbowl Lab

Finally, after tens of thousands of years, our Columbian mammoth Zed’s left overgrown incisor sees the light of day. Well that is except for the few days when it was discovered and before it...


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