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Posted: July 14, 2011 - 11:00 , by Laura Comerford
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Fun fact about the TIFF Bell Lightbox: its Artistic Director started out as a box-office volunteer. As a teenager, Noah Cowan volunteered for the relatively young “Festival of Festivals”, now the Toronto International Film Festival. Since those humble beginnings, he has started Midnight Madness, founded the Global Film Initiative, curated major retrospectives on Indian and Japanese cinema, started a production company, been a film critic, Co-Directed TIFF and became Artistic Director of TIFF Bell Lightbox- but not exactly in that order.

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.

Posted: July 11, 2011 - 17:47 , by David Evans
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July 3, 2011: The South Side Ceratopsian Quarry

Posted: July 11, 2011 - 13:47 , by Cathy Dutton
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An image of a tortoise.

Who am I and where do I come from? Photo credit: Taylor Edwards

Posted: July 9, 2011 - 13:08 , by admin
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By Daniel Kwan, Gallery Facillitator and Volunteer

Posted: July 5, 2011 - 14:58 , by David Evans
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We are back again in southern Alberta, to continue our palaeontological survey and excavation of the Milk River region and adjacent areas. This blog will document how this field season progresses, and will report on any new and exciting dinosaur discoveries from the field!

June 28, 2011: Home Sweet Home

Posted: July 4, 2011 - 09:04 , by admin
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By Daniel Kwan, Gallery Facillitator and Volunteer

After their first weekend off, the students have returned recharged and ready to dig! Despite the many bruises and sores that I sustained from my hiking trips, I felt more motivated than ever! Due to the progress that we had made in the previous week, precautions had to be made to ensure that the students (and myself) could enter our excavation safely. We have a fantastic group of local Jordanian workers who assist us, many of them have worked with with me during my previous excavation last summer.

Posted: July 2, 2011 - 20:00 , by admin
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By Daniel Kwan, Gallery Facilitator and Volunteer

Posted: June 30, 2011 - 13:47 , by admin
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After our recent post about mouse-eating frogs, Burton Lim of the mammalogy department, one of the ROM’s bat experts, decided to fight back for the mammals. Behold Trachops cirrhosus, the frog-eating bat!

Fringe-lipped bat

A frog's worst nightmare. And, judging by appearances, possibly also yours.

Posted: June 27, 2011 - 12:17 , by admin
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By Daniel Kwan, Gallery Facilitator and Volunteer