Elizabeth Nicholls

2000 Laureate, Exploration
Canada, 1945-2004

Exhibit of an ancient giant

December 3, 2008

The 21-metre-long ichthyosaur is the centrepiece of “Triassic Giant”, an exhibit that opened in June 2008 at the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller, Alberta. The 220-million-year-old skeleton was removed from the banks of the Sikanni Chief River in north-eastern British Columbia by a field crew led by...

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