A Scientist at Work

Today we were very fortunate to have the opportunity
to visit a scientist who works for our local museum. He
has been working lately on cleaning up some fossils, though
he also does taxidermy as well.

When we arrived, the kids showed him some of the fossils
we found a couple of months ago. (I’ll post a quick picture
of that below this.) Then Mr. I showed us around his

In the second picture below he is showing us a bird’s
leg (see the three toes). In the last picture he was showing
us the piece he’s currently working on — he was busy
getting the dirt off of these teeth this morning. There was
a large pile of dirt by his chair.

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