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Archive for July 2017

Welcome to Dinosaur Provincial Park

About 30 minutes from the city of Brooks, in Southern Alberta, lies one of the riches deposits of dinosaur fossils in the world. These fossils, many of them articulated skeletons, come from an astonishing diversity of groups, including tyrannosaurs, ceratopsians, hadrosaurs, and troodontids. This is Dinosaur Provincial Park. Encompassing over 28 square miles of badlands,…

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Alligators and Crocodiles – What’s the difference?

At first glance, alligators and crocodiles are very similar creatures. Both are large, squat reptiles with mouths brimming with teeth. In fact, the similarities are so prominent that many wonder if there is a difference between them at all. Despite first appearances, modern crocodilians are a surprisingly diverse group, divided into three families: the alligators…

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Go Diving With Crocodiles

Crocodiles are amazing creatures. Probably the closest thing you’ll see to a living dinosaur, there is something deliciously primeval about them – their size, their strength, their deliberateness. Earlier this year, the talented filmmakers at Behind the Mask went down to Mexico to film crocodiles in the wild. The result is a presentation that is…

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