To find a Palaeosinopa, stare at the ground in the Badlands

by Rachel Bockrath On the morning of June 26, 2016, we set out for the field, another day of collecting.  The tops of the hills look like freshly made brownies, in colors of red, orange, grey, and even deep purple.  It looks like the set of a movie taking place on another planet.  The badlands are desolate, where […]

A New Field Season Record: Students Find Over 640 Fossils

by Kimberly Nichols Working in fossil beds dating to 56-53 mya in the Bighorn Basin in Wyoming, the 2016 Colorado State University (CSU) Paleontology Field School crew, with the addition of visitors from the CSU Department of Anthropology, Dr. Joe Sertich of the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and former Paleontology Field School students […]