An Eggshell Site from the Late Jurassic of Wyoming, June 2003
Just about every summer some of our vertebrate paleontology field team members spend several weeks out in the hot, dusty western U.S. landscape.
The summer of 2003 was no exception. On June 11, Peter Kroehler, Steve Jabo, Jennifer Young and Mike Brett-Surman left for the Big Horn Basin
in north-central Wyoming, located near the town of Shell. Their excavations included a 150 million year old dinosaur eggshell site (possible nest),
a 165-million-year-old dinosaur footprint locality as well as explorations into several terrestrial and marine geologic formations from the Age of
To view a slideshow and read about their field work experience,