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Amherst College Science Center

Beneski’s Not-So-Hidden Gem? Dino Tracks

Two gray rock slabs mounted vertically on a beige wall. Each slab has footprint evidence. The left shows the impression, the right shows the natural cast.

By Nora Lowe Beneski Natural History Museum is a treasure trove that houses skeletons, minerals, and even meteorites. However, Beneski’s hidden gem is past the picturesque mammoth skeleton, down the stairs, and around the corner, where an unassuming room actually boasts one of the world’s largest collections of fossil dinosaur tracks. As the Museum Educator,…