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Dinobuzz: Current Topics Concerning Dinosaurs: Unfortunately, the science of dinosaur paleontology is often obscured by the fantasy that surrounds it. This site from the UC Museum of Paleontology addresses fact vs. fiction on some popular dinosaur-related topics.

Ancient Denvers: Ancient Denvers is a virtual exhibit that highlights 13 reconstructions of ancient Colorado landscapes.

Virtual Museum of Fossils: Geosciences, at Georgia's Valdosta State University, presents an interactive virtual museum of invertebrate and vertebrate fossil specimens. Explore the collection by animal, or by time period from Precambrian to Quaternary. Maps are detailed and include ecosystem distribution. Fossil photographs, many showing multiple views, list information about where the fossil was found, and how it is categorized taxonomically. Some pages feature a drawing of the animal's skeleton showing the fossil bone in red.

The Third Planet - a walk through geologic time: This virtual exhibit offers a tour of the Milwaukee Public Museum's geology exhibits, depicting the continuing evolution of the Earth from the Precambrian to present.

Sue at Chicago's Field Museum of Natural History: Excavated in South Dakota and now on display in Chicago, Sue is the world's largest, most complete, and best preserved Tyrannosaurus rex. Take a tour of this website for detailed information about Sue.

All Things Cretaceous: The Cretaceous collection contains an assortment of digital resources relevant to the Cretaceous Period. These resources cover a broad range of topics and include images, maps, visualizations, virtual field trips, databases, and technical papers.

River of Death Dinosaur Discovery Centre: This official website of the planned museum based on the Pipestone Creek Pachyrhinosaurus bonebed give the visitor a sense of what will soon be on exhibit and provides information on the dinosaurs and the ecosystem in which they lived and died. 

Paleo Video: A modern day dinosaur extinction: This video features Mark Goodwin and Jack Horner's research on pachycephalosaurs. They argue that there were fewer pachycephalosaur species in the Hell Creek Formation than we thought - two species, Dracorex hogwartsia and Stygimoloch spinifer, are actually juveniles and teenagers of the species Pachycephalosaurus wyomingensis.

Alaska Dinosaurs: Pages with general information about Alaska dinosaurs by the United States Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management.

Dinosaurs of South Dakota: This site provides an overview of the dinosaurs that lived in South Dakota during the Jurassic and Cretaceous.

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