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Travels with Dr Fox – Day 19

We got up early-early this morning and, after a quick breakfast with Daphne, Kevin and the dogs (and cat) we were off to Morden, Manitoba and our last museum, the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre. This is a small museum housing … Continue reading

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Travels with Dr Fox – Day 17

Today I put on the T-shirt I bought at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum. It shows the skeletal back end of a T. rex and a chunk of fossilized poop, and says “Coprolite Happens”. What fossil geek could resist that? We … Continue reading

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Travels with Dr Fox – Day 15

Day 13 was a combination of Days 13 and 14. We stayed over at the Super 8 in Prince George, in, as it happens, the same room we’d had before. We started out early-ish this morning and drove to Wembley, … Continue reading

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Travels with Dr Fox – Day 13

I couldn’t get a reliable internet connection to post last night’s blog, so here it is, somewhat late. We stayed in Smithers two nights. It’s a lovely little town, which bills itself as Canada’s Little Switzerland. The view out of … Continue reading

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Travels with Dr Fox – Day 12

Last night we stayed at the Super 8 in Prince George B.C. I can recommend it – the bed was comfortable, there was lots of hot water, and the rooms were around a beautiful indoor courtyard with plants and water … Continue reading

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Travels with Dr Fox – Day 8

Up and at ’em for the Royal Tyrrell Museum! While we got breakfast at the hotel, I had a brief, pleasant chat with a man who was working in Drumheller temporarily. He said the Royal Tyrrell was “a nice little … Continue reading

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Travels with Dr Fox – Day 7

What a fantastic day! We spent it at Dinosaur National Park, a world heritage site. There have been over 35 different species of dinosaur found in this area, and specimens from the Park are in museum collections all over the … Continue reading

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