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Glopping in Pit 91 today!

Jan 17, 2014

It's time to glop! We were back in Pit 91 last week to remove the continually seeping liquid asphalt.

Mammoth Rescue

Jan 28, 2013

Aside from digging fossils at the tar pits, a preparator’s position description includes “and other duties as necessary.” A couple weeks ago, this included rescuing the floating...

Skull Wall Spring Cleaning

Jun 19, 2012

Recently, every skull from the dire wolf skull exhibit at the Page Museum was removed so that new lights could be installed in the exhibit!  During this four day process, each of the 400...

BBC filming for documentary called "The Ice Age"

Apr 3, 2012

The BBC has just finished filming behind-the-scenes at the Page Museum for an upcoming three part documentary called “The Ice Age”. Presenter Dr. Alice Roberts interviewed and...

Cataloging Project 23

Feb 27, 2012

Although we have probably excavated over 16,000 bones from Project 23, there is a backlog of preparation, identification, cataloging, and databasing all of this material. This is specimen number...

Welcome to the New Website!

Dec 11, 2011

We want to introduce and welcome everybody to our newly-designed website.  If you ever looked at the last incarnation of the site, you know it was, um, a little out of date....


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