Triceratops Attack

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    The triceratops definitely falls into one of those "Top 5" dinosaurs of my youth. Now there are so many, I hardly know where to begin. I go through my son's dinosaur books and I am shocked at how many different names there are. I can't keep track of all that. Plus, the names are kinda rough. Each one seems to have over seven syllables.

    This was shot at the Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman. It's one of the top dinosaur museums in the world and the curator is Jack Horner. I was lucky enough to get a personal tour through it with Jack... he showed me all kinda of secret stuff throughout. Awesome! I have another friend up there named Dr. David Sands who actually found one of the triceratops that is in the museum. I can't imagine finding something that big... If I did, I think I'd tell everyone I know the first time I met them. Hi, I'm Trey, I found a Triceratops!

    I also made a new page here on the site in tribute of my favorite photographer, Edward Curtis. I mentioned him in a recent interview and it occurred to me people may not know who he is! So, I put together a grouping of some of my favorite photos of his. Be sure you read the bit about his ex-wife.

    from the blog at www.stuckincustoms.com

    kingdrater, ally803, dedge555, and 18 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. nathamanath 67 months ago | reply

      awesome point of view!

    2. Ink On | נσєℓ ¢ 67 months ago | reply

      Great shot. Love the simplicity of the colours..

    3. minih89 67 months ago | reply

      very nice shot

    4. Fat Tire Tour 67 months ago | reply

      Now I'm wishing that I'd had more time when I was blowing through Bozeman a few years back. Great shot!

    5. Hany Soliman 67 months ago | reply

      up close and personal i like ! well done :)

    6. (^**)> [deleted] 67 months ago | reply

      nice shot great POV

    7. TJ Ashcraft 67 months ago | reply

      I Love this shot!!! It reminds me of when Jurassic Park (the movie) came out and it made me want to get into Paleontology.

    8. hksmith02 (Away for while) 67 months ago | reply

      wow..........very impressive....nice capture and does look like 3D............

    9. Stuck in Customs 67 months ago | reply

      Thanks!

      Yes POOJAY - Jack Horner was actually the model paleontologist upon which Alan Grant was based.

    10. Dave DiCello 67 months ago | reply

      What a cool shto!

    11. susan_r4 67 months ago | reply

      Cool - looks like a scene from a movie!

    12. David K. Edwards 67 months ago | reply

      Really like your composition here

    13. Edgar Mendoza [deleted] 67 months ago | reply

      Muy Buena toma.....

    14. Soul_Smiling 67 months ago | reply

      Excellent!!Great depth.

    15. K lmc 67 months ago | reply

      Way cool.
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    16. Janice L 67 months ago | reply

      Great shot. Certainly if I found a Triceratops the first thing I would do is post my photo on Flickr :-)

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    17. elementalPaul 67 months ago | reply

      Cool pic, great textures and colours.

      I have to say Trey it looks more like a triceratops 'friendly nuzzle' although I realise that doesn't make for such exciting copy :-)

      Also, you had a dinosaur top 5?!

    18. Jenny Barnes Photography 67 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Makes My Bones Sing ~P1 C3~, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

      When my mind finally registered the perspective and just what my eyes were seeing here, I laughed out loud! Cool!

    19. ScooteRoo 67 months ago | reply

      Amazing perspective!

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