Thursday, March 31, 2005

NPR: Carnegie's Famed Dinosaurs Get a Makeover

Carnegie's Famed Dinosaurs Get a Makeover
by Michele Norris

"All Things Considered, March 29, 2005 ยท The Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh is in the process of making over its world-renowned dinosaur exhibit, which includes 15 soaring skeletons, some of which are several stories high. Among its dinosaur specimens is the first Tyrannosaurus rex fossil ever discovered.

The specimens won't just be cleaned -- their poses will be adjusted to more accurately reflect current scientific research. Michele Norris talks with the man in charge of the project, Phil Fraley."

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http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4566217


Before joining the Library faculty at Iowa State University, I served as the Museum Librarian of the Library of the Carnegie Museum of Natural History (1983-1987).