The Grand Canyon rafters, in Red Wall CavernThe best thing about NCSE’s Grand Canyon trip is the rafters. Also, the Canyon itself. And the food. And the amazing guides who run the boats and cook the meals and lead the hikes and know every bit of river lore you could desire.

Among the best things about NCSE’s Grand Canyon trip are the rafters.

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Last Friday we examined a very geometric view of an unusual fossil. Here it is in full, complete with scale.

 

 

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This week on Fossil Friday we have a specimen that I think looks super-metal. Check it out. Extremely spiky and dangerous.

 

 

Also, no scale bars in the picture, but I will tell you that this fossil is not small. Frankly, it is big enough that lifting it was a bad idea on my part. The first person to identify it wins bragging rights for the week!

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As you no doubt know by now, I don’t shy away from offering up personal information for the sake of science, or at least blogging about science.

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