From the Billings Gazette:
Kansas fossil hunters think Montana find could be a first
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Two Kansas fossil hunters say they think they found something new while digging in Montana.
Jim Kirkland, a state paleontologist at the Utah Geological Survey, has examined photos of the fossil that Robert and Alan Detrich are uncovering and said it looks like a new type of ankylosaur. The low-slung heavily armored dinosaurs lived around 65 million years ago and munched on plants.
"This thing is worthy of note. There is no doubt about it," said Kirkland, who specializes in ankylosaurs. "In my mind it's clearly a new one."
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Associated Press | Posted: Sunday, July 24, 2011
A New Book With Bob Detrich
As The Main Character!
Meet the Boneheads, a modern stone-age family: There's Stan and Steve Sacrisson, eccentric twins from South Dakota, with an uncanny sense for locating rexes. Though one is a gravedigger and the other sleeps in his car, the pair have discovered three of them. Then there's cowboy Bucky Derflinger who discovered two rexes and bought a cattle ranch with the million-dollar proceeds. And finally there's the tribe's monarch: Bob Detrich, a former male model and ball-bearing salesman who goes by the name Fossil King.
Polsky goes into the field to follow a childhood obsession, only to learn that finding a dinosaur is a rocky journey. So come along with Richard Polsky as he gets out into the field in pursuit of a T. rex of his own. Or as the author puts it, "Let others hunt trilobites! I want the big one!
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DFC Team has made another amazing discovery -
COULD IT BE... ?
is Bob literally grinning
it is very likely that he has just uncovered the most
unique fossil discovery ever!
told you that we thought that we had found a very rare set of
fossils this summer - and we were right!
to "Current Excavations"
to see the Photo Journal!
"Z-rex" (re-named "Samson") on exhibit at
Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh!
Detrich Fossil Company Team discovered the highly controversial
skull in 1992 that has since been sold to a private buyer.
new Detrich Fossil Company owner, Robert Detrich, poses with the
"Z-rex" skull in Great Bend, KS, which was discovered
by the DFC Team.
to see a
360º Photo Journal of this extraordinary skull!
the Spring of 2004, The Carnegie Museum of Natural History
started preparation and study of the best t-rex skull
yet to be discovered!
will be expertly prepared before the eyes of museum visitors and
will undergo thorough study by the museum's scientific staff.
is probably the best skull that's ever been collected," said
a private preparator who is preparing the rest of Samson's partial
skeleton. "It is the best that I've ever seen. ...You can
actually see blood veins in the skull."
Detrich says, "The 3-D imagining from the cat scan will be
the first undistorted view of t-rex ever."
more about it from the Post-Gazette
in Pittsburgh, PA
Triceratops Skull found
many years of working together as a team, Alan Detrich has retired and
passed the ownership, management tasks, and the "Fossil King"
crown onto his brother, Robert J. Detrich.
The DFC Team has another amazing fossil
7' Triceratops Skull w/ jaws and beaks intact!
Lots of fossils
Check 'em out!
New fossils added 5/04!
Click to see this terrific specimen up close!