Fossil Friday 3/4/16: A fossilized fruit (Oreomunnea grahamii)
For this week’s Fossil Friday post, I would like to show you a fossilized fruit called Oreomunnea grahamii. It was … Continued
Identifying Fossil Wood
Hello! My name is Carolyn Thornton and I’m a recent graduate from the College of Wooster in Ohio and a … Continued
Same old bones, just a different day.
Guess who’s back for a second round with the PCP-PIRE project! Yes, this time I find myself here in scenic … Continued
Fossil Friday 8/28/15: A Fossil Fruit and its Tree
For today’s Fossil Friday, we have two plant fossils belonging to the genus Parinari in the family Chrysobalanaceae. Paleontologists always … Continued
Tennessee Road trip!
This past weekend June 19-21, 2015 I finally had the chance to visit Dawson Clay Pit at Henry County Tennessee, … Continued
PCP PIRE Fall 2015 Museum Internship Application Now Available!
PCP PIRE’s museum internship application for Fall 2015 is now available! Fall 2015 museum interns will be able to explore … Continued
Fossil Friday 4/17/15: Fossil Plants preservation and Identification
We all must have had in a point of our life heard about how extinct organisms remains become fossilized, either … Continued
Adventures in Panama!!
It’s been a little more than a week since my last blog, and boy a lot has happened… Last week I … Continued
Spring Break in Panama
This week 15 additional people descended on the Panama Canal – the University of Florida Spring Break crew has arrived. … Continued
Paleobotanist life for me
These past few days in the prep lab I have been reconstructing the shell of a turtle known as Pleurodira … Continued
Adventures at the Florida Museum of Natural History
My name is Ariel Guggino and I’m a PCP-PIRE museum intern from the University of Puerto Rico. I study geology … Continued
Plant fossils from the Azuero Peninsula: Dracontomelon
New fossils from Eocene deposits of Panama on the Azuero peninsula (at arrow) are revealing that ~50 Million years ago, when … Continued