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Allosaurus Roar’s Fossil of the Week, 2/20/17

In typical circumstances, excavating a fossil dinosaur is extremely difficult.  In 1991, paleontologist Dr. William Hammer and his team from Augustana College excavated a large theropod dinosaur from one of the most difficult locations any dinosaur has ever been found–Antarctica, … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar Review: Fryxell Geology Museum, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL

Tucked away in the Swenson Hall of Geosciences on the campus of Augustana College in Rock Island, Illinois is the wonderful Fryxell Geology Museum.  The museum was named for Augustana geology professor Fritiof Fryxell who amassed an impressive collection of fossils … Continue reading

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