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2013 Dream Team signs off

Beijing…Oh wow.  Upon arriving via night train, we traveled to the Forbidden City, which is across from Tiananmen Square.  It was hard to judge how much time we would need because we didn’t know how big it was.  As it … Continue reading

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Productive days, final reports

Time to wrap it up!  We had three very successful and productive days back in the Hangzhou museum before the weekend.  We are all very confident that our projects are heading in a publication-worthy direction (with some time).  Devra and … Continue reading

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Excavating with heavy machinery — heart attack!

6/17/13 — Our third and last day of field work. First we went to the local museum in Jinyun and met with the director, who showed us some eggs they had found, as well as an Ankylosaur pelvis. The director … Continue reading

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Eggshell, but no eggs

The second day of real field work started off sunny and humid. Seems like the rainy weather has passed for now. At the first site, both Dan and Devra found eggshell, but alas, no eggs were found. The eggshell was … Continue reading

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Muggy and muddy field day

The third day of the field trip: sun, finally! We packed up our day packs and headed out into the field. It was muggy and the day just got hotter and hotter. It was also Nick’s first field experience, which … Continue reading

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Clutches, eggs in a monastery!

 The next day also brought rain. After breakfast we returned to the museum and were able to measure the eggs in the exhibit, which included individual eggs for Nick and Ethan and a clutch for Coralyn and Devra. After the … Continue reading

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Students measure other dinosaur eggs, visit Buddha factory

 Our field trip started off to a dismal start. It was raining as we pulled into Tiantai after a three-hour or so hour drive from Hangzhou. The ride was uneventful, most of us slept for the majority of the time. … Continue reading

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