Bollinger County Museum of Natural History

Missouri dinosaur site yields more bones

by Guy Darrough

A few years back, we removed a large block of clay containing bones which may be from the dinosaur, Hypsibema missouriense. These fossils are now being exposed in our fossil prep lab where the public can view the process. The block of clay weighed about 900 lbs., and it was quite an episode to get it out of the excavation and into the museum lab.

Following is an account of that discovery.

Missouri Dinosaur Site

Missouri Dinosaur Site
Missouri Dinosaur Site

Missouri Dinosaur Site
Missouri Dinosaur Site

Missouri Dinosaur Site
Missouri Dinosaur Site


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