Monday, February 2, 2009

at the museum

on Friday me and mom visited the
Douglas County Museum of Natural and Cultural History
for the grand unveiling of their new fossil exhibits all of the fossils were found here in Douglas County! above is a picture of a fossil mammoth tusk and tooth.

A fossil mammoth lower jaw

A fossil mastodon tusk

Fossil horse tooth

Fossil shells

Me with a "real live mammoth"


Black shouldered kite

Bobcats with a dead beaver

A mammoth tusk (not fossilized). It was found in the same Umpqua River that flows past the ranch.
Fragments of a fossil mammoth tusk
Back at the ranch

A giant diving beetle. In the background is a quarter to show its size.

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