Kuban's Paleo Place

Fossils, Dinosaurs, Museums and More

This site is intended as a springboard to web resources on fossils, dinosaurs, paleontology, natural history, and related topics. I hope it proves useful to students, teachers, fossil collectors, paleontologists, and anyone else with rocks in their heads. I am a long-time fossil enthusiast with a special interest in dinosaur tracks (I have a web site devoted to my work on Texas tracks and the related Paluxy "man track" controversy). Feel free to send any comments, suggestions, corrections, or expressions of concern, praise, or outrage. Thanks!

Glen J. Kuban
E-mail: gkpaleo@yahoo.com

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Quick Menu (descriptive menu follows below)

General Paleontology Museums Dinosaurs Tracks & Trace Fossils Collecting sites & famous sites
Fee sites, Digs, Tours Invertebrates
Geological Resources Paleo Societies and clubs Fossils, casts, and supplies for Sale
Field Trip Planning Education, Students/Teachers Evolution & Systematics Origins Debate Collection Databases
Fossil Replicas (casts) Geologic Time Humor Special Topics Glen's Home Page

General paleontology - Sites covering paleontology in general or with a broad spectrum of content.

Invertebrates - These sites cover one or more groups of prehistoric invertebrates (animals without backbones). Included are microfossils as well as major invertebrate groups such as brachiopods, corals, bryozoans, crinoids, molluscs, insects, and the ever-popular trilobites.

Vertebrates - Sites on various groups of ancient vertebrates, including fish, amphibians, birds, mammals, and reptiles (except dinosaurs, since they are so popular I've created a separate site for them, listed below).

Glen's Dinosaur Den - Dinosaurs galore. Over 200 links, arranged by topic.

Ichnology - The study of fossil tracks and other trace fossils (burrows, coprolites, eggs, nests, etc.)

Natural History Museums on the Web

Educational sites (for Teachers and Students) - Although all paleontology sites are educational, those listed here are specially aimed at teachers or students, or especially useful for educators.

Paleo Humor: Laughs and Gaffes - Light or humerous stories, jokes, riddles, poems, etc. relating to paleontology or science in general.

Field Trip Planning : Safety, Methods, Equipment, Lodging - Useful links for anyone planning a fossil collecting trip. Includes information on safety, equipment checklists, maps, weather, and directories for motels, hotels, Bed & Breakfasts, and campgrounds.

Paleontology Societies and Clubs - Links to professional and amateur societies relating to paleontology and earth science.

Collection databases - Specimen and collection databases at universities, museums, and other institutions.

Commercial Sites: Material Suppliers - Dealers in fossils, casts, books, paleo equipment and supplies.

Commercial Sites: Fee-for-collecting sites, tours, digs - Companies with tours, digs, or fee-for-collecting.

Geology Resources - Over 150 Geology sites, including U.S Geologic Survey offices for each state, Geology Societies, and many topical geology sites.

Geologic Time - Sites on radiometric dating, geologic periods, or other topics relating to geologic time.

Evolution and Systematics - Sites on evolutionary theory, classification, taxonomy, genetics, and related subjects. Does not include creationism and the Creation/evolution controversy, covered below.

Creation/evolution Links - Sites covering all aspects of origins and the so-called "creation/evolution" debate, from a wide spectrum of viewpoints.

The Paluxy "Man Track" Controversy by Glen Kuban - Addresses claims that human and dinosaur tracks occur together in the Paluxy Riverbed near Glen Rose, Texas.

Rockhound sites - Includes mineral, gem, and lapidary related sites.

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