Tumbler Ridge Museum Foundation
Box 1348 Tumbler Ridge, BC V0C 2W0
Contact: Dr Charles Helm, Vice President
4251 (w) 250 242 3984 (h)
Rich McCrea, Palaeontologist - 250 242 3466
May 27, 2004
The theropod dinosaur footprint that had been illegally excavated
from one of the
Tumbler Ridge Museum Foundation's field sites has been recovered.
like to thank the RCMP for their assistance with the investigation.
footprint-bearing rock slab has been returned intact to Tumbler
previous press release on the vandalism and theft from the tracksite
TRMF was a catalyst for the voluntary return of the print. A
replica of this well-known print will be placed at the field
site. The original will form an important part of the museum’s
RCMP Constable Chuck Lair returns the dinosaur
footprint-bearing slab to Dr Charles Helm, Vice President of
the Tumbler Ridge Museum Foundation.