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Allen Shaw's Snapshots

  1. Volcano

    Snapshot Title: Volcano
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Volcano View
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Rim of tuff cone



  2. Christmas cactus

    Snapshot Title: Christmas cactus
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Christmas at the Berni's Home
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Christmas trees in Phoenix.



  3. Volcano House

    Snapshot Title: Volcano House
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Volcano view
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    My wifes (Laura) parent's house on the side of the South Menan Butte. Ed and Arlene Williams built their home on the back of an extinct volcano.



  4. Grand Teton

    Snapshot Title: Grand Teton
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Tetons from South Menan Butte
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    The tetons



  5. Oviraptorosaur

    Snapshot Title: Oviraptorosaur
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Oviraptorasaur
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Unnamed Oviraptorosaur cast skull



  6. Tyrannosaurs

    Snapshot Title: Tyrannosaurs
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Cretaceous Hall
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Tyrannosaurus rex-the type specimen on the right and Peck's rex on the left



  7. Corythosaurus

    Snapshot Title: Corythosaurus
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Corythosaurus Left
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Corythosaurus casuarius cast skull from left side.



  8. Mammal

    Snapshot Title: Mammal
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Camptosaurus
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Mammal in the Jurassic period



  9. Camptosaurus

    Snapshot Title: Camptosaurus
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Camptosaurus
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Cast skull of Camptosaurus aphanoecetes.



  10. Corythosaurus skull

    Snapshot Title: Corythosaurus skull
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Corythosaurus Right
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Cast of Corythosaurus casuarius skull.



  11. Diplodocus tail end

    Snapshot Title: Diplodocus tail end
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Diplodocus
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    There are more than 80 vertebrae in the tail alone and almost all of them are real fossil.



  12. Archaeopteryx

    Snapshot Title: Archaeopteryx
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Diplodocus
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Sculpted model of a life-sized Archaeopteyx



  13. Diplodocus

    Snapshot Title: Diplodocus
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Diplodocus
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Diplodocus cast skull



  14. Allosaurus

    Snapshot Title: Allosaurus
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Allosaurus Hunting
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Allosaurus fragilis cast skull. The CMNH specimen did not have a skull preserved.



  15. Stegosaurus

    Snapshot Title: Stegosaurus
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Stegosaurus
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Stegosaurus ungulatus skeleton



  16. Tail tip

    Snapshot Title: Tail tip
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Camarasaurus lentus
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    The last vertebrae in the tail



  17. Missing vertebrae

    Snapshot Title: Missing vertebrae
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Camarasaurus lentus
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    The strangely missing tail vertebrae in the middle of the tail section with the nueral arches still in articulation and bridging across this area.



  18. Camarasaurus

    Snapshot Title: Camarasaurus
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Camarasaurus lentus
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Cast skull of Camarasaurus lentus. The fossil skull is currently housed in the CMNH collection for research purposes.



  19. Ceratosaurus

    Snapshot Title: Ceratosaurus
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Dryosaurus Pursued
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Ceratosaurus nasicornis cast skeleton



  20. Dryosaurus

    Snapshot Title: Dryosaurus
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Dryosaurus Pursued
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Dryosaurus altus skull



  21. Paralititan

    Snapshot Title: Paralititan
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: PaleoLab
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Paralititan humerus



  22. Corythosaurus

    Snapshot Title: Corythosaurus
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: PaleoLab
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Adult Corythosaurus skull



  23. Tyrannosaurus

    Snapshot Title: Tyrannosaurus
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Tyrannosaurs Battle
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Adult Tyrannosaurus rex skeleton. The first Tyrannosaurus ever collected and named-hence it is the type specimen and all other Tyrannosaurs must bow to its majesty.



  24. Eomaia

    Snapshot Title: Eomaia
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Pterosaur View
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Cretaceous mammal



  25. Sauropod Egg

    Snapshot Title: Sauropod Egg
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Pterosaur View
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Sauropod egg



  26. Diplodocus

    Snapshot Title: Diplodocus
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Pterosaur View
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Subadult Diplodocus skull collected at the Carnegie Quarry (Dinosaur National Monument).



  27. Brachiosaurus

    Snapshot Title: Brachiosaurus
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Pterosaur View
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Mural image



  28. Diplodocus

    Snapshot Title: Diplodocus
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Pterosaur View
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Mural image



  29. Diplodocus

    Snapshot Title: Diplodocus
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Pterosaur View
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Adult Diplodocus Carnegii with guards head



  30. Apatosaurus

    Snapshot Title: Apatosaurus
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Pterosaur View
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Adult Apatosaurus louisae giving Allosaurus the whip.



  31. Stegosaurus

    Snapshot Title: Stegosaurus
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Pterosaur View
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Adult Stegosaurus ungulatus



  32. Allosaurus

    Snapshot Title: Allosaurus
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Pterosaur View
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Adult Allosaurus fragilis in pursuit of baby Apatosaurus



  33. Camptosaurus

    Snapshot Title: Camptosaurus
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Pterosaur View
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Camptosaurus aphanoecetes, a new species of Camptosaurus originally collected from the Carnegie Quarry (Dinosaur National Monument).



  34. Apatosaurus

    Snapshot Title: Apatosaurus
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Pterosaur View
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Juvenile Apatosaurus louisae skeleton. The fossil material consists of several limb elements and a few other odds and ends. See if you can tell what is fossil.



  35. Diplodocus

    Snapshot Title: Diplodocus
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Pterosaur View
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Diplodocus skull with several cervical vertebrae still mostly articulated.



  36. Camarasaurus

    Snapshot Title: Camarasaurus
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Pterosaur View
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Adult Camarasaurus skull



  37. Weeping Fig

    Snapshot Title: Weeping Fig
    Taken by: Allen Shaw

    Image: Braided Tree
    Image Owner: Allen Shaw



    Description:

    Check out the braided trunk