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Broughton Mill Flume

Broughton Flume

Anyone who has been on our longer field trip may remember passing by Broughton Mill and looking for the remnants of this flume on the hillsides between there and Drano Lake. There’s quite a story behind it that is of historical interest, though not of Floods significance. Check it out … Continue reading

Dreadnoughtus Takes Title of Largest Land Animal


Scientists have discovered the fossilized remains of a new long-necked, long-tailed dinosaur that has taken the crown for largest terrestrial animal with a body mass that can be accurately determined. Measurements of bones from its leg and arm revealed that the animal was 65 tons, and still growing when it died … Continue reading

The Incredible Shrinking Dinosaur


Scientists have mapped how one group of big, fearsome dinosaurs evolved and steadily shrank to the likes of robins and hummingbirds, in a surprising shrinking and elegant evolution of some Triassic dinosaurs into birds. Comparing fossils of 120 different species and 1,500 skeletal features, especially thigh bones, researchers constructed a … Continue reading