“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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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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