Monthly Archives: September 2010

Digging Dinosaurs: Australian Style (Part 3)

Day 2 on the dig site – The fossils we collected from the surface are under the tent and some of the diggers are washing and sorting them.  Most of us are out on the dig site looking for more fossils just below the … Continue reading


Dinosaur Digging – Australian Style (Part 2)

Wearing a wide-brimmed hat, slathered in sun screen and carrying plenty of water, we head off to the dig site, which is about 2 km from the shearing shed.  It’s along a narrow track that includes passing through a gate … Continue reading

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Dinosaur Digging – Australian Style (Part 1)

Getting to the dig site was almost as much of an adventure as doing the dig.  The dig is 1,400km (1 km = .6 mi) northwest of Brisbane, just outside Winton, Queensland (pop. 300).  Australia uses the logical and almost … Continue reading