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Denver Museum of Nature and Science (Plus behind the Scenes)

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I have seen this museum posted on here as well, but I figured that since everyone has a different way of taking photos I might as well provide my photography!

please let me know what the species of the unknown specimens are, thanks! more will be added in due time.

Aegyptopithecus

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Alligatoroid Skull (Species Unknown)

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Allosaurus vs. Stegosaurus Mount

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Allosaurus vs. Stegosaurus Mount IMG2

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Didymoceras nebrascense

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Didymoceras cheyennense

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Exiteloceras jenneyi

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Placenticeras

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Texanites

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Lytoceras

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Amphibian Fossils (Species Unknown)

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Synthetoceras Skull

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Apeoid Skull (Species Unknown)

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Apepoid Skull (Species Unknown)

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Archaeotherium Skeletons

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Archaeotherium Skeletons

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Arctinurus Fossil

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Australopithecus Skeleton

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Australopithecus Skull

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Barite Crystals

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Icaronycteris

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Behind the Scenes Fossils:

Crocodillian skull (Species Unknown)

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Auspex

Good imagery; thanks!

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caldigger

Nice clear photos! I love the perspective shot looking down on the Archaeotheriums. Thanks letting us have a brief visit to the museum.

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FossilDAWG

I think the ammonites are (top to bottom): Didymoceras nebrascense, Didymoceras cheyennense, Exiteloceras jenneyi, Placenticeras sp., and Texanites sp. The ammonite reconstruction resembles a Lytoceras sp.

Thanks for the tour.

Don

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PainterRex1776

Continued

Gallunoides

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Bison Priscus

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Bothriolepis

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Brachiosaurus Skull

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Coelophysis Skeletons

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Coelophysis skeletons

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Crinoid Reconstruction (Species Unknown)

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Crinoid Fossil (Species Unknown)

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Crystal (Type Unknown)

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Crystal (Type Unknown)

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Crystal (Type Unknown)

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More to come

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Coelacanth

Both of the amphibians from your first post are from the Kazimovian stage, Pennsylvanian epoch, Carboniferous period of Linton, OH near the mouth of the Yellow Creek. Both specimens are casts. The one on the left is a cast of the holotype of Saurerpeton latithorax Cope, and the one on the right is a cast of the holotype of Platyrhinops lyelli Steen.

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Troodon

Very nice tour thanks

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Coco

I think your 1st unknown mineral is gypsum, and the second one could be one of micas.

Coco

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MR.CRINOID

This pictures are very interesting. It give me a new perspective in taking pictures of my fossils.

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jpc

The bird is not Gallinuloides.  (Note the spelling).  There are 20 something species of bird described form the Green River Fm.  Gallinuloides is possibly the best known.  I hope the Denver Museum doesn't have this labeled as Gallinuloides.  This one is a specimen of Primobucco mcgrewi, a basal coraciiformes (relative of kingfishers).  The Denver 'specimen' is a cast of a Smithsonian specimen.  I call this the running bird, cuz he looks like he died mid-pace.  But the careful observer will note that the front 'leg' is actually his wing.   

 

I love this fossil.  

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maty9999

I believe the hominins top to bottom are, Homo ergasterHomo habilis, Australopithecus afarensis, and Paranthropus boisei.

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hxmendoza
On 11/22/2016 at 10:09 AM, jpc said:

The bird is not Gallinuloides.  (Note the spelling).  There are 20 something species of bird described form the Green River Fm.  Gallinuloides is possibly the best known.  I hope the Denver Museum doesn't have this labeled as Gallinuloides.  This one is a specimen of Primobucco mcgrewi, a basal coraciiformes (relative of kingfishers).  The Denver 'specimen' is a cast of a Smithsonian specimen.  I call this the running bird, cuz he looks like he died mid-pace.  But the careful observer will note that the front 'leg' is actually his wing.   

 

I love this fossil.  

It is labeled as Gallinuloides at DMNS.

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IonRocks

The diorama that Crinoid is in is really one of my favorite things at the museum, even after going probably 20 times. You're photos turned out much better than mine did, the glass makes it difficult on lots of these specimens. 

 Where is the Synthetoceras skull? I haven't taken notice of it before.

 

Also, the amphibian skulls were labeled as Saurerpeton obtusum and Amphibamus lyelli. Both casts of Pennsylvanian Linton Formation in Ohio. :)

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