TITLE

Tripping over T-rex

AUTHOR(S)
Harrison, Melynda
PUB. DATE
April 2007
SOURCE
High Country News;4/30/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 8, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the professional career of Bob Harmon as a bone collector in Cut Bank Creek, Montana. Harmon started to have interest in bone collection when he found a dinosaur bone, which made him do a research on it. He is working as the chief preparator of paleontology at the Museum of the Rockies and crew chief for a three-to-four-month field season each summer. He also found fossils of a Tyrannosaurus rex which he prepares for the museum exhibits. In addition, he works for Jack Horner, a famous paleontologist and a technical advisor for the film "Jurassic Park."
ACCESSION #
25008477

 

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