Monthly Archives: October 2017

Hunting for Mammal Fossils in Grasslands National Park

New Canadian Museum of Nature palaeontologist Danielle Fraser is off to an exciting start with a project digging into the evolutionary history and ecology of extinct mammals in Canada. This past summer she led a team into Grasslands National Park, Saskatchewan and discovered a fossil site from when rhinos called the area home. Continue reading

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Cracking the mystery of crystal structure

Canadian Museum of Nature intern Joachim de Fourestier explores one of hardest mineral questions: The mystery of internal crystal structure. Continue reading

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New Mural Tells a Thousand Collecting Stories

A striking new mural captures the grand social network of collectors whose effort and passion has helped build the Canadian Museum of Nature’s world-class collections. Continue reading

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