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Posted: 2 septembre 2011 à 9 h 10 , by admin
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Walking through the badlands is like walking through a western novel: canyons cut through the prairie, exposing layers of brown, gold, black and white sediment. Clichés keep popping up: tumbleweeds roll by, cactus pop out from unexpected places, and cattle skulls bleach in the sun. Scorpions hide in coal seams, soaking up the sun’s heat from the black rock that camouflages them. It’s a bit overwhelming at first, but once you accept the fact that you’re in a place unlike anywhere else in Canada, it all becomes simple and beautiful.

Posted: 31 août 2011 à 8 h 57 , by David Rudkin
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Posted: 23 août 2011 à 12 h 25 , by admin
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Mark Farmer recently returned from an expedition to the badlands of southern Alberta with Dr. David Evans, Associate Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology at the ROM, in search of dinosaurs. Join us 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: 22 août 2011 à 15 h 24 , by Dave Ireland
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A fish swimming in blue water.

Cod. Photo by *Saipal. Flickr Creative Commons.

Posted: 18 août 2011 à 10 h 03 , by David Evans
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July 13-14, 2011

Posted: 17 août 2011 à 11 h 38 , by Patti McCabe
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Actors Lauren Spring and Thomas Gallezot, co-founders and creative directors of the Extant Jesters and Young Jesters Theatre Companies, return to the ROM with the latest presentation of Water: The Play.

Posted: 12 août 2011 à 12 h 29 , by David Rudkin
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July 20

Posted: 12 août 2011 à 11 h 44 , by Antonia Guidotti
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Antonia looks at the bug through a microscope in the ROM's entomology lab.

Antonia takes a closer look at the mystery beetle while solving the case of the unwelcome summer camp critters.

Posted: 11 août 2011 à 11 h 50 , by Laura Comerford
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Hina P. Ansari’s relationship with Bollywood goes way back to the burgeoning of the industry. Her grandfather was a multi-faceted filmmaker known as one of the leading and first film noir directors of the Mumbai-based industry.

Posted: 10 août 2011 à 16 h 41 , by Ryan Dodge
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David Evans and Dr. M. Ryan standing in Alberta's badlands.

A picture of David Evans (ROM) and fellow dino hunter Dr. M. Ryan excavating a fossil in Alberta shared on Twitter during the Q&A.