Interview with I Know Dino podcast

Before Christmas, Badlands Dinosaur Museum curator Denver Fowler and DSU prof. Liz Freedman Fowler were interviewed by the dinosaur podcast “I Know Dino”. The interview is now online and can be streamed (free) at the link below. Our interview starts at 20m40s. We talk about some of our recent discoveries

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Joachim Hosts Community Art Show for February

The Joachim Regional Museum presents the 2019 Community Art Show which features artworks in a variety of mediums by area artists. Open February 1-27, Monday-Saturday 9-5 with paid Museum admission.

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Museum to host national conference

“Dickinson Dinosaur Museum will serve as host to a national paleontology conference this September “ Read the full story at The Dickinson Press

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Job Ad: Museum hiring FT preparator

Badlands Dinosaur Museum (Dickinson ND) is seeking to employ a fossil preparator (full-time) to add to its permanent paleontology staff. It is expected that the bulk of the preparation work will concern large dinosaur material and other vertebrates. Detailed job description, and information on applying can be found at the

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Museum exhibit wins international award

“Museum exhibit wins international award” Read the full story at The Dickinson Press

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Dickinson Museum Researchers reveal incredible fossil owl

“48-Million-Year-Old Fossil Owl Is Almost Perfectly Preserved” Read the full story on LiveScience

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Badlands Dinosaur Museum included in Reader’s Digest’s best dinosaur museums

“Badlands Dinosaur Museum included in Reader’s Digest’s best dinosaur museums” Read the full story at Reader’s Digest

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Dickinson Museum Researchers scan Triceratops brain

TRICERATOPS BRAIN SCAN: This weekend we visited St. Louis, MO where a fossil Triceratops braincase from the Dickinson collection was CT scanned at the radiology facility. X-rays of the CT scan penetrate through the bone of the braincase, creating a 3D model of the Triceratops brain which we will 3D

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Armored dinosaur teeth in the lab

ARMORED DINOSAUR TEETH: Since we returned from the field about a week ago, seasonal preparator (and fieldwork crewmember) Jack has been busy cleaning mud from around the skull of the nodosaur we collected in 2017. In this photo you can see ridged teeth still preserved in their tooth sockets. These

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Newly donated rhino skull

DICKINSON’S RHINOCEROS: For today’s #FossilFriday we have this newly-donated specimen of a young fossil rhinoceros, probably a Subhyracodon from Eocene rocks (~35million years old) that are exposed a few miles south of town. If you look carefully you can see that the last molars (teeth at the back of the

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