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Posted: July 25, 2011 - 09:40 , by Antonia Guidotti
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This is my second posting that takes a closer look at some of the critters that share our spaces. Here I examine one of our most common household guests, the carpet beetle. The larvae look like tiny, furry, ‘caterpillars’.

Larva of a carpet beetle, family Dermestidae, also known as skin or hide beetles. Drawing: copyright ROM.

Posted: July 22, 2011 - 09:43 , by David Evans
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July 10-12: More Surprises from the South Side

Posted: July 21, 2011 - 09:32 , by Dave Ireland
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Moving the bison

Moving the North American Plains Bison (Bison bison bison) from into the gallery.

Posted: July 20, 2011 - 13:35 , by Laura Comerford
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Rajan painting shutter-Blue God Krishna. © 2005 Salaam Shalom Productions Inc.

Posted: July 19, 2011 - 14:48 , by Laura Comerford
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Bombay Through the Lens. © 2006 Prashant Kadam

Posted: July 19, 2011 - 09:45 , by admin
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Mark Farmer recently returned from an expedition to the far end of southern Alberta with Dr. David Evans, Associate Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology at the ROM, in search of dinosaurs! Join us over the course of the next month as Mark and Dr. Evans put up their notes from the field, detailing discoveries, how dinosaurs are found and excavated, life in the field and more.

Posted: July 17, 2011 - 13:00 , by Kiron Mukherjee
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By Jovanna Scorsone, Program Coordinator ROMkids Studio and Camp Director of ROM Summer Club

Posted: July 15, 2011 - 11:29 , by admin
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By Brendt Hyde, Mineralogy Technician

Our solar system is a very busy place! Aside from the 9 (no, make that 8!) major planets and their moons, there are 5 dwarf planets, 3 massive asteroid belts containing tens of thousands of smaller irregular bodies, and an untold number of comets.

Posted: July 14, 2011 - 11:00 , by Laura Comerford
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Addha Din Addha Raat (Half-day, half-night), Photo and paint on board, 1977
Posted: July 13, 2011 - 11:10 , by David Evans
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July 6-8: Visitors

These past few days we have had some welcome visitors to Camp. First, some of our colleagues from the Montana State University and the Museum of the Rockies joined us for a day on July 6th. They are working the same series of rocks just a few kilometers south of us in Montana, and wanted to see what we are finding and where we are finding it on this side of the border. We also had a reporter from the Toronto Star join the crew to see ROM dinosaur field research first hand.