Gallery

Want to see what has passed through our doors?

Below are images of specimens we've had the pleasure of working on.

(Some of these we have in our gallery right now!)


Ammonites from Alberta, Canada are renowned for the vibrant colours that can form on the shell, called ammolite, which is made from fossilized aragonite found within the ammonite's shell. (approx. 70 million years old)

Bearpaw Formation

Ammonite - Placenticeras meeki

Ammonites from Alberta, Canada are renowned for the vibrant colours that can form on the shell, called ammolite, which is made from fossilized aragonite found within the ammonite's shell.

(approx. 70 million years old)

Tyrannosaurus rex - skull  This is Victoria the T.rex's original skull, which is mounted separately from the rest of the skeleton so that it can be studied by paleontologists. (approx. 65 million years old)

Hell Creek Formation (South Dakota, USA)

Tyrannosaurus rex - skull

This is Victoria the T.rex's original skull, which is mounted separately from the rest of the skeleton so that it can be studied by paleontologists.

(approx. 65 million years old)


Tyrannosaurus rex - skull  This is Victoria, one of the most complete T.rex skulls ever known. See this massive skull in all of her glory on a custom rotating stand. (approx. 65 million years old)

Hell Creek Formation (South Dakota, USA)

Tyrannosaurus rex - skull

This is Victoria, one of the most complete T.rex skulls ever known. See this massive skull in all of her glory on a custom rotating stand.

(approx. 65 million years old)

Allosaurus jimmandseni  This is a cast of an Allosaurus skull formerly known as Dracula. (approx. 150 million years old)

Morrison Formation (Ten Sleep, Wyoming)

Allosaurus jimmandseni

This is a cast of an Allosaurus skull formerly known as Dracula.

(approx. 150 million years old)

Photo credit: Itkasan Images


Tyrannosaurus rex - skull  Victoria’s skull and whole skeleton has been expertly documented from the moment of her find until her final mount. (approx. 65 million years old)

Hell Creek Formation (South Dakota, USA)

Tyrannosaurus rex - skull

Victoria’s skull and whole skeleton has been expertly documented from the moment of her find until her final mount.

(approx. 65 million years old)

Tyrannosaurus rex - skull  The skull of Victoria, a female Tyrannosaurus rex, is the second most complete T.rex skull to date.  (approx. 65 million years old)

Hell Creek Formation (South Dakota, USA)

Tyrannosaurus rex - skull

The skull of Victoria, a female Tyrannosaurus rex, is the second most complete T.rex skull to date.

(approx. 65 million years old)


Tyrannosaurus rex - skeleton  One of our esteemed guests posing with the full mount of the T.rex known as Victoria.  Victoria is the second most complete T.rex to date and certainly one of the most beautiful skeletons known to science.  She is approximate

Hell Creek Formation (South Dakota, USA)

Tyrannosaurus rex - skeleton

One of our esteemed guests posing with the full mount of the T.rex known as Victoria.

Victoria is the second most complete T.rex to date and certainly one of the most beautiful skeletons known to science.

She is approximately 40 feet long and about 12 feet at the highest point.

(approx. 65 million years old)

Tyrannosaurus rex - skeleton  Another unique picture of the skull of the T.rex known as Victoria.  Looking through the back of the skull reveals all of the intricate palate bones, which are rarely seen in a T.rex skull.    (approx. 65 million years old)

Hell Creek Formation (South Dakota, USA)

Tyrannosaurus rex - skeleton

Another unique picture of the skull of the T.rex known as Victoria.

Looking through the back of the skull reveals all of the intricate palate bones, which are rarely seen in a T.rex skull.

(approx. 65 million years old)


Tyrannosaurus rex - skull  One of our visitors holding a T.rex dorsal vertebrae.    (approx. 65 million years old)    Photo credit: Itkasan Images, Victoria BC

Hell Creek Formation (South Dakota, USA)

Tyrannosaurus rex - skull

One of our visitors holding a T.rex dorsal vertebrae.

(approx. 65 million years old)

Photo credit:
Itkasan Images, Victoria BC

Zephyrosaurus schaffi  Possibly a burrowing dinosaur, this is the only mounted Zephyrosaurus in the world.     (approx. 100 million years old)

Cloverly Formation (Montana, USA)

Zephyrosaurus schaffi

Possibly a burrowing dinosaur, this is the only mounted Zephyrosaurus in the world. 

(approx. 100 million years old)


Mammuthus primigenius  One of the many beautiful mammoth tusks we have restored. The last mammoths went extinct around 4,000 years ago.    (approx 200,000 years old)

Alaska, USA

Mammuthus primigenius

One of the many beautiful mammoth tusks we have restored. The last mammoths went extinct around 4,000 years ago.

(approx 200,000 years old)

Photo credit: Itkasan Images

Allosaurus jimmadseni  This very complete juvenile Allosaurus is almost 16 feet long.    (approx. 150 million years old)

Morrison Formation (Wyoming, USA)

Allosaurus jimmadseni

This very complete juvenile Allosaurus is almost 16 feet long.

(approx. 150 million years old)


Fossil Prep in Action  Some of our junior VIP guests from the Help Fill A Dream Foundation working on triceratops bones.

Fossil Prep in Action

Some of our junior VIP guests from the Help Fill A Dream Foundation working on triceratops bones.

Fossil Prep in Action  Some of our junior VIP guests from the Help Fill A Dream Foundation working on triceratops bones.

Fossil Prep in Action

Some of our junior VIP guests from the Help Fill A Dream Foundation working on triceratops bones.


Fossil Prep in Action  Just a boy, working on a dinosaur asking it to love him.

Fossil Prep in Action

Just a boy, working on a dinosaur asking it to love him.

Dinictus  Also known as "false saber-toothed cats", these carnivores likely looked like a small leopard.    (approx. 35 million years old)

Brule Formation (South Dakota, USA)

Dinictus

Also known as "false saber-toothed cats", these carnivores likely looked like a small leopard.

(approx. 35 million years old)


Allosaurus jimmadseni  This is a close up of the teeth of an Allosaur named Dracula.  (cast of the original specimen)    (approx. 150 Million years old)

Morrison Formation (Ten Sleep, Wyoming)

Allosaurus jimmadseni

This is a close up of the teeth of an Allosaur named Dracula.

(cast of the original specimen)

(approx. 150 Million years old)

Ammonite  A unique double ammonite displaying wonderful suture lines.    (approx. 200 million years old)

England

Ammonite

A unique double ammonite displaying wonderful suture lines.

(approx. 200 million years old)


Tyrannosaurus rex - skeleton  VIPs from the Help Fill A Dream Foundation meet Victoria the T.rex.    (approx. 65 million years old)

Hell Creek Formation (South Dakota, USA)

Tyrannosaurus rex - skeleton

VIPs from the Help Fill A Dream Foundation meet Victoria the T.rex.

(approx. 65 million years old)

Tyrannosaurus rex - skull cast  One of our guests posing with the first cast of the skull of Victoria, a famous T.rex. The skull was 3D printed from original scans taken by the world expert in digitizing dinosaur bones.

Hell Creek Formation (South Dakota, USA)

Tyrannosaurus rex - skull cast

One of our guests posing with the first cast of the skull of Victoria, a famous T.rex. The skull was 3D printed from original scans taken by the world expert in digitizing dinosaur bones.


Tyrannosaurus rex - femur, tibia  One of our guests posing with the leg of a T.rex we named “King Kong”. The leg bones are still in their protective field jackets.    (approx. 65 million years old)

Hell Creek Formation (South Dakota, USA)

Tyrannosaurus rex - femur, tibia

One of our guests posing with the leg of a T.rex we named “King Kong”. The leg bones are still in their protective field jackets.

(approx. 65 million years old)

Fossil Prep in Action  VIP guests working on triceratops bones in our lab. Our guest is meticulously working on cleaning one of the ribs, which can get as big as a T.rex’s!

Fossil Prep in Action

VIP guests working on triceratops bones in our lab. Our guest is meticulously working on cleaning one of the ribs, which can get as big as a T.rex’s!


Othneliosaurus consors  Currently on display in the Houston Museum of Natural Science, this specimen's mount was created by one of our expert technicians using a new technique that incorporates earth magnets so that it's easy to remove the bones for study

Morrison Formation (Colorado, USA)

Othneliosaurus consors

Currently on display in the Houston Museum of Natural Science, this specimen's mount was created by one of our expert technicians using a new technique that incorporates earth magnets. This dynamic mount makes it easy to remove the bones individually for study.

(approx. 150 Million years old)

Fossil Prep in Action  This amazing VIP guest is an avid fossil lover. She has travelled all over the work to visit, study, dig, and help prepare fossils. She even has her own mini prep lab at home!

Fossil Prep in Action

This amazing VIP guest is an avid fossil lover. She has travelled all over the work to visit, study, dig, and help prepare fossils. She even has her own mini prep lab at home!  


Tyrannosaurus rex - metatarsals  These are the three metatarsals from Victoria’s left leg. There is evidence that she may have suffered a tendon avulsion, which would have made walking or running very painful.    (approx. 65 million years old)

Hell Creek Formation (South Dakota, USA)

Tyrannosaurus rex - metatarsals

These are the three metatarsals from Victoria’s left leg. There is evidence that she may have suffered a tendon avulsion, which would have made walking or running very painful.

(approx. 65 million years old)

Edmontosaurus annectens  This impression specimen shows wonderful detail of the skin of the Edmontosaurus (the duckbill dinosaur).    (approx. 65 million years old)

Hell Creek Formation (Montana, USA)

Edmontosaurus annectens

This impression specimen shows wonderful detail of the skin of the Edmontosaurus (the duckbill dinosaur).

(approx. 65 million years old)


Tyrannosaurus rex - skull  This is the first cast of Victoria’s skull. It was placed on a beautiful, illuminated stand and will soon be available for everyone to see.    (approx. 65 million years old)

Hell Creek Formation (South Dakota, USA)

Tyrannosaurus rex - skull

This is the first cast of Victoria’s skull. It was placed on a beautiful, illuminated stand and will soon be available for everyone to see.

(approx. 65 million years old)

Pachycephalosaurus dracorex hogwartsia  This unique specimen shows one of the many horn clusters that would have been found on the pachycephalosaurus skull. To date, only 2 skulls of the species are in museums.

Hell Creek Formation (South Dakota, USA)

Pachycephalosaurus dracorex hogwartsia

This unique specimen shows one of the many horn clusters that would have been found on the pachycephalosaurus skull. To date, only 2 skulls of the species are in museums:  the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis and the Royal Ontario Museum. This dinosaur was named after the Harry Potter book series.

(approx. 65 million years old)


Tyrannosaurus rex - complete arms  These are the arms of Victoria.    (approx. 65 million years old)

Hell Creek Formation (South Dakota, USA)

Tyrannosaurus rex - complete arms

These are the arms of Victoria.

(approx. 65 million years old)

Tyrannosaurus rex - hand claw  A close up of the T.rex hand claw from the arm of Victoria. This may be only the second hand claw known from a T.rex.  Studies of it are currently ongoing.    (approx. 65 million years)

Hell Creek Formation (South Dakota, USA)

Tyrannosaurus rex - hand claw

A close up of the T.rex hand claw from the arm of Victoria. This may be only the second hand claw known from a T.rex.

Studies of it are currently ongoing.

(approx. 65 million years)


Triceratops - juvenile skull  This is a fairly complete skull of a triceratops, which had the largest skull of any animal to ever walk the Earth. Although only a juvenile, it was an impressive size at almost 6 feet in length and 5 feet wide.

Hell Creek Formation (Montana, USA)

Triceratops - juvenile skull

This is a fairly complete skull of a triceratops, which had the largest skull of any animal to ever walk the Earth. Although only a juvenile, it was an impressive size at almost 6 feet in length and 5 feet wide.

(approx. 65 million years old)

Tyrannosaurus rex - mounted partial leg  How a 3 year old sizes up to a T.rex lower leg.    (approx. 65 million years old)

Hell Creek Formation (South Dakota, USA)

Tyrannosaurus rex - mounted partial leg

How a 3 year old sizes up to a T.rex lower leg.

(approx. 65 million years old)


Maiasaura peeblesorum  Kevin Pollak, a big dinosaur lover, came for a tour of our formerly private lab. In the background is a duckbill dinosaur, Maiasaura.      (approx. 70 million years old)

Two Medicine Formation (Choteau, Montana)

Maiasaura peeblesorum

Kevin Pollak, a big dinosaur lover, came for a tour of our formerly private lab. In the background is a duckbill dinosaur, Maiasaura.  

(approx. 70 million years old)

Tyrannosaurus rex - skeleton  Terry and his daughter standing beside the T.rex known as King Kong. This T.rex was a full grown adult and suffered many injuries, but one in particular might have been his downfall. King Kong suffered a badly broken fibula.

Hell Creek Formation (Montana, USA)

Tyrannosaurus rex - skeleton

Terry and his daughter standing beside the T.rex known as King Kong. This T.rex was a full grown adult and suffered many injuries, but one in particular might have been his downfall. King Kong suffered a badly broken fibula, which would have made walking or even standing extremely painful.

(approx. 65 million years old)


Pterosaur rhamphorhynchus  This Pterosaur rhamphoryncus was found in the Solnhofen limestone in Germany. Can you see the rows of teeth? They're for snatching fish out of the water.    (approx. 150 million years old)

Solnhofen, Germany

Pterosaur rhamphorhynchus

This Pterosaur rhamphoryncus was found in the Solnhofen limestone in Germany. Can you see the rows of teeth? They're for snatching fish out of the water.

(approx. 150 million years old)

Allosaurus jimmadseni  We discovered this remarkably complete allosaurus skull, known as Dracula, and left it as is so that it can continue to be studied by paleontologists.  (approx. 150 million years old)

Morrison formation (Ten Sleep, Wyoming)

Allosaurus jimmadseni

We discovered this remarkably complete allosaurus skull, known as Dracula, and left it as is so that it can continue to be studied by paleontologists. 
(approx. 150 million years old)