Eu que pensava que fontes osteológicas eram apenas os museus ou as jazidas por ...
Article - Luis Azevedo Rodr... - Feb 20 2008 - 9:05am
- Clam Stew: the Fossils of Sooke
Sunshine, salt air, the bark of seals and... fossils await for those lucky enough to beach comb the fossiliferous shores near the fishing community of Sooke on Vancouver Islands' southwestern edge. ...
Blog Post - Heidi Henderson - Feb 23 2009 - 5:06pm
- Oceanfront Property in Prince George...
Some 270 million plus years ago, had one wanted to buy waterfront property in what is now British Columbia, you’d be looking somewhere between Prince George and the Alberta border. The rest of the province had yet to arrive but would be made up of over twe ...
Blog Post - Heidi Henderson - Feb 19 2009 - 1:31pm
- Ammonites & Paddle Spray at Harrison Lake
"Yeeeehaaaaaw" the call heard from a lucky fossil hunter working the outcrops on the west side of the lake... or just as likely the call of the wild as a kayaker hits a pocket of wind on freshwater and feels the power of nature surge under them- ...
Blog Post - Heidi Henderson - Jun 17 2011 - 12:31am
- Eocene Lakebed Fauna: Cariboo Bounty
Cache Creek is the gateway to B.C.'s Cariboo Country, sporting big, open fields, cowboys and horses. It is also the stepping off point for field trips to the Eocene fossil beds at McAbee and Kamloops Lake where fish, insects and plant fossils abound. ...
Blog Post - Heidi Henderson - Aug 21 2010 - 2:03am
- Grizzly Encounter On The Bowron Lakes
A cool morning breeze keeps the mosquitoes down as we pack our kayaks and gear for today’s paddling journey. It is day four of our holiday, with two days driving up from Vancouver to Cache Creek, past the Eocene insect and plant site at McAbee, the well-b ...
Article - Heidi Henderson - Jun 9 2009 - 5:16pm
- Evidence Mishandled: Meat-Eating Killer Tracked To Africa
New evidence of a carnivorous killer has been found in Africa. This ancient killer almost had the misfortune of going extinct twice. While evidence of 95-million year old therapods from Africa is quite scare making one think that each fragment would be tr ...
Article - Heidi Henderson - Feb 24 2009 - 12:00pm
- Jurassic Giant: Norway Pliosaur Largest Marine Reptile Ever Found?
A pliosaur is a type of plesiosaur, a group of extinct reptiles that lived in the world's oceans 205-65 million years ago. Pliosaurs are characterized by tear-drop shaped bodies with two pairs of powerful flippers used to propel them through the water ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 5 2008 - 9:38pm
- Harrison Lake: Fossils of the Mysterious Creek Formation
As part of the Eighth BC Paleontological Symposium, May 15-18, 2009, I led a field trip to the Cretaceous-Jurassic exposures near Harrison Lake, British Columbia. ...
Blog Post - Heidi Henderson - Jul 27 2009 - 5:57pm
- Researchers Determine Oimyakon Baby Mammoth Cause Of Death
On September 27, 2004, the front part of a baby mammoth’s body was found in Olchan mine in the Oimyakon Region of Yakutia. Specialists of the Museum of Mammoth of the Institute of Applied Ecology of the North, Academy of Sciences of Sakha Republic (Yakutia ...
Article - News Staff - Mar 16 2008 - 10:28am