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Meet the Ultimate Dino Team: David Evans

“I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else,” said Pablo Picasso. We’re sure Dr. David Evans can agree that the same is true when it comes to building an exhibition. Ultimate Dinosaurs has been years in the making, and it all started with and idea from the ROM’s youngest curato

David Evans: Palaeontologist. Educator. Model?

David Evans is our latest feature palaeontologist for Dino Days! Meet him Sunday November 25th, but get to know him HERE! So get ready, let’s talk about David Evans! David Evans, so chill, he's not even fazed by the dinosaurs fighting behind him. THE PALAEONTOLOGIST David is a busy guy.

Summerasaurs Interactive: Ask a Palaeontologist

Dr. David Evans on-site in southern Alberta Want to know how palaeontologists discover new dinosaur species? How about finding about what it takes to get a dinosaur out of the ground and into the lab? Any other questions about hunting dinosaurs? Get the answers Wednesday, August 10 at 1:00 pm. Join

How accurate are the dinosaurs in Jurassic Park?

dinosaurs portrayed in this series really are or what it's like to discover a new species of dinosaur? Cineplex speaks to the ROM's own Dr. David Evans, Curator, Vertebrate Palaeontology, to find out.  For the latest news about dinosaurs and ancient life, follow @ROMPalaeo and 

NEW Discovery: A Bone-headed Dinosaur the size of a Dog

the oldest bone-headed dinosaur ever unearthed in North America. The unusual dog-sized, plant-eating dinosaur was discovered by palaeontologists Dr. David Evans of the Royal Ontario Museum and Dr. Michael J. Ryan, curator of vertebrate paleontology, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, and Ryan Sch

Damien’s Wish: A Day as a Palaeontologist

Damien’s Wish: A Day as a Palaeontologist

ntologist for a day and work alongside curators behind the scenes. The ROM facilitated this by providing a gallery tour with Dr. Hans Larsson and Dr. David Evans, after which they moved into the private collections and finally concluded in Brian Iwama ’s palaeobiology lab.   Since he was a

A New Dino Stamp Series

A New Dino Stamp Series

Named in 2013 by David C. Evans  (Royal Ontario Museum) and  Michael J. Ryan  (Cleveland Museum of Natural History), the  Acrotholus audeti (Ack-RHO-tho-LUS) is one of five dinosaurs featured in Canada Post's new "Dinos of Canada" stamp series. Acrotholus audeti, approximately

The Healing Power of Dinosaurs: A look at Dinosaur Day at The Hospital for Sick Children

The Healing Power of Dinosaurs: A look at Dinosaur Day at The Hospital for Sick Children

even dressed him up. We sang songs with familiar tunes but silly lyrics like “Five T-Rexes jumping on the bed”. We made up a song to welcome Dr. David Evans and his Dino named Zuul. The highlight of the day was the visit in the afternoon by Dr. David Evans, who is the Temerty Chair and Senior C

Visiting Zuul

Visiting Zuul

f the rock matrix remains in some places that we can safely perch in certain places up above the block. Here our curator of vertebrate palaeontology, David Evans, carefully surveys the exposed fossils. To the left of David, and in front of Victoria, you can see a string of vertebrae (the backbone)

ROM Research: Detailing Wendiceratops

ROM Research: Detailing Wendiceratops

David Evans and Michael Ryan reveal a spectacular new species of ceratopsian,  Wendiceratops was approximately 6 metres from nose to tail and weighed more than a ton (2,000 lbs). Guest blog by Shiona M. Mackenzie. Fossils collected from a bonebed in southern Alberta during the summers of 2011 th