Helicoprion Exhibit Opening

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The “Whorl Tooth Sharks of Idaho” exhibit opens on June 22, 2013 at the Idaho Museum of Natural History on the Pocatello campus of Idaho State University. The exhibit features the art of Ray Troll and Friends. The gallery will …

Comparative Osteology

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comparativeosteoThe Comparative Osteology collection is a teaching and interpretive resource, containing over 2500 bird, mammal, reptile, amphibian, and fish skeletal specimens. The collection is used for teaching comparative osteology, archaeology and zoology classes at IMNH and ISU. It is also …

Paleobotany

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paleobotanyPaleobotany is the scientific study of ancient plants. Paleobotanists learn what plants were like long ago from fossils found in sedimentary rocks. These fossils can be impressions or compressions of the plants left on the rock’s surface, or “petrified” objects, …