Author Archives: Kieran Shepherd

Finders are not Keepers

Kieran Shepherd, the museum’s Curator of Palaeobiology, explains the arrival in our fossil collection of a new palaeo star named Tiktaalik. Continue reading

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Dino Idol and the Story of our Plaster Field Jackets

The museum has many unopened plaster field jackets that encase dinosaur bones gathered 100 years ago. What are these jackets and why do we have them? Continue reading

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