By KARLA POMEROY
Editor 

Back to the future: WMC scans 150 million-year-old foot

 

May 12, 2022

NORTHERN WYOMING NEWS/Karla Pomeroy

Standing along "Little Foot" the fossil metatarsals of a sauropod are imaging department employees Nancy Bolt, Lareina Stewart, Jacob Power, Jackson King of the Wyoming Dinosaur Center in Thermopolis, Dr. John Bramble, Carly Jeffers and Mandy Feather.

WORLAND - Examining bone injuries on a foot is nothing new for the Washakie Medical Center radiology team, but running a 64-slice CT scan on a 150 million-year-old bone was out of the ordinary for the team last Thursday, May 5.

The metatarsal fossils are a project of Wyoming Dinosaur Center intern Jackson King. King said the fully intact foot of a Sauropod was found by a family at one of the pu...



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