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RE: Fieldwork or bust? (Was: Stenopelix valdensis)
john hunt writes:
> There is also the stuff that some of the big museums still have
> jacketed up in their basements because they where digging it out of
> the ground faster than it could be prepped.
> Is this still the case?
Yes. I am working on a Tendaguru brachiosaur that the BMNH excavated
in Tanzania in 1930, and which is mostly still in its jackets. When I
visited the Humboldt musuem in Berlin, I saw that they also have
absolutely masses of still-to-be-opened Tendaguru jackets.
/o ) \/ Mike Taylor <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://www.miketaylor.org.uk
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