Importance of keen eyes and an appreciation of heritage
Dr. Dirk Kotze is known to many in the Peace Region as a psychiatrist, and less so as the catalyst for the discovery of a fossil bone.
At the end of August Dr. Kotze’s aunt, Ms. Sue Orchard, was visiting from New Zealand. She is an avid rock-hound, and therefore was very interested in all the recent discoveries in the Peace Region. Dr. Kotze and his wife, Ms. Nicky Taylor, decided to give Ms. Orchard a tour of the region with a focus on fossils.
Day 1 involved a visit to the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum outside Wembley. On Day 2 they visited the Dinosaur Discovery Gallery in Tumbler Ridge, signed up for a tour to the dinosaur footprint site at Cabin Pool on Flatbed Creek, and learned more about... Keep reading the story
Fossilised bone found by Nicky Taylor in the Tumbler Ridge area.