A forty-foot monster resides on the third floor of the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences in downtown Raleigh. Just as long, and nearly as tall, as Tyrannosaurus rex, this beasty roamed the North American continent about 45 million years before T. rex. This, ladies and gentlemen, is Acrocanthosaurus atokensis. The Acro. Why am I… Read More Footprints of the past
Back in 1967, what is now the North Carolina Museum of Life and Science built a trail featuring prehistoric creatures that wound through the woods along Ellerbe Creek. In 1996, Hurricane Fran damaged most of the exhibit, except for one lone giant, the Durham Brontosaurus. The Durham Brontosaurus The Durham Brontosaurus is… Read More A hidden giant.