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The skull of Mosasaurus hoffmani. From Lingham-Soliar 1995. On my first trip to the Inversand marl pit in Sewell, New Jersey, I didn’t find the wonderfully preserved Dryptosaurus skeleton I had been dreaming of. I picked up a number of Cretaceous bivalve shells and Paleocene sponges, but other than a few scraps of “Chunkosaurus” my…

An eastern painted turtle (Chrysemys picta), photographed in suburban New Jersey.

An eastern painted turtle (Chrysemys picta), photographed in suburban New Jersey.

An eastern painted turtle (Chrysemys picta), photographed in suburban New Jersey.

A short-billed dowitcher (Limnodromus griseus), photographed in Cape May, New Jersey.

Photo of the Day #887: Rusty

Our temporary houseguest, Rusty, playing in a stream in northern New Jersey.

The skull of Mosasaurus maximus, photographed at the New Jersey State Museum.

This past July my wife and I left at 2 AM on day to reach the southernmost point in New Jersey by sunrise, and after a long 3 hour drive this was the sight we were greeted with. It’s not the best photo I’ve ever taken, but I like it all the same, and it…