2 JOBS: MUSEUM EDUCATOR & FOSSIL PREPARATOR

2 FULL TIME POSITIONS – MUSEUM EDUCATOR & FOSSIL PREPARATOR Badlands Dinosaur Museum at Dickinson Museum Center (City of Dickinson, North Dakota, USA) is proud to present openings for two full time paleontology positions: MUSEUM EDUCATOR and FOSSIL PREPARATOR. Full details of both positions can be found at the City

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Raptor braincase discovered by Dickinson scientists

December 23rd, 2020: New research from Badlands Dinosaur Museum describes part of a braincase from the dromaeosaurid “raptor”  dinosaur Saurornitholestes. Read more on our Press Page…

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FREE EVENT: Annual Field Report (Nov 19th)

ANNUAL DINOSAUR FIELD REPORT (Nov 19th 6pm): Dr. Denver Fowler and Dr. Liz Freedman Fowler present the latest discoveries from our summer fieldwork digging dinosaurs, and the latest news from Badlands Dinosaur Museum. (NOTE: unlike in previous years, the 2020 presentation will not be given in a lecture hall –

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“Captain Hook”: new species of bizarre dinosaur named by Dickinson scientists

New research from Badlands Dinosaur Museum describes a new species of the bizarre alvarezsaurid dinosaurs, called “Trierarchuncus prairiensis” meaning “Captain Hook of the prairie”. Read more on our Press Page…

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Dickinson Press: New species provide missing links in evolutionary history of horned dinosaurs

[Jun-11-2020] Badlands Dinosaur Museum’s Denver Fowler, Ph.D., and Dickinson State University’s Elizabeth Freedman Fowler, Ph.D., recently completed research that describes two new transitional species of dinosaur that fills gaps in the lineage of the horned dinosaur Pentaceratops. Read the full story at the Dickinson Press by clicking here

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Two new species of horned dinosaur named by Dickinson scientists

New research from Badlands Dinosaur Museum describes two new transitional species of horned dinosaur that fill gaps in a fossil lineage stretching across an entire continent, providing clues to an evolutionary split deep in their history. Read more on our Press Page…

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Who Stamped on Larry the Triceratops’ Tail?

Who stamped on Larry the Triceratops‘ tail? A new study, published January 7th, from Badlands Dinosaur Museum in Dickinson, ND, describes a Triceratops that suffered an accident which left it with a permanently disfigured tail. Read more on our Press Page…

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FREE EVENT: Annual Field Report (Nov 4th)

ANNUAL DINOSAUR FIELD REPORT (Nov 4th 5.30-8pm): Dr. Denver Fowler and Dr. Liz Freedman Fowler present the latest discoveries from our summer fieldwork digging dinosaurs, and the latest news from Badlands Dinosaur Museum. (FREE ENTRY & REFRESHMENTS) 5:00 – 5:30pm – Refreshments (Dickinson Library) 5:30 – 6:30pm – Public Presentation

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FREE EVENT: Dino Chat

As part of our forthcoming symposium, “Cretaceous and Beyond” there will be a free public event. Meet with our panel of paleontology experts, learn a little about their research, and fire away with any questions you have about dinosaurs, fossils… who knows where the discussion will take us? Saturday 14th

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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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