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Re: good photo of Goodwin's good work




On Thu, 26 Oct 1995 PESELYG@LYNX.APSU.EDU wrote:

> _California Monthly_ (The magazine of the California Alumni
> Association), November 1995, p. 11, has a nifty photo by Greg
> Erickson of the new T. rex cast at UC Berkeley.  Worth going
> to see.  The caption reads:
> 
> RISE OF A TYRANT:  Everybody needs a pet, and the Valley Life
> Sciences Building just got one of the biggest:  a full-sized
> cast of a _Tyrannosaurus rex_.  A virtually complete skeleton
> of the meat-eating dinosaur, which weighed three to five tons
> and lived 66 million years ago, was discovered in 1988 on a
> ranch near Bozeman, Montana.  Cast in polyurethane resin, a

Well, the Alumni Association almost got the facts right......

The T-Rex "cast" did come from Bozeman, compliments of the Museum of the 
Rockies, but the original find was near Jordan, MT, a mere 200 miles NE 
of Bozeman.

Bill Hansen
Great Falls, MT