Photo of the Day #947: Tyrannosaurus toe



A few weeks ago I started prep work on a Tyrannosaurus rex toe bone recovered from Montana’s Hell Creek Formation and kept at the New Jersey State Museum. This is how the gypsum-encrusted bone looked when I started…



… and this is how it looked at the end of last week. There’s still a lot of work to do, but it is encouraging when you start seeing more bone than gypsum.

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