After the fossils are then brought back to the paleo lab where they are taken out of their rock shrouds. Some of the fossils are kept. Others are purchased by museums or educational facilities.
"Stan", the T-Rex, oversees the comings and goings of the museum.
The collection of marine fossils is quite large. And it's enough to make a person not want to get in the water! Remember, the Coelacanth was once thought to be extinct.
The paleo lab techs can be seen working in the lab through a glass wall. Since we were there on a Saturday, only the 'skeleton crew' was seen.
The RMDRC is best known for their molds and fossil casts and the company produces a 'catalog of dinosaurs' for purchase. Museums from around the world go to RMDRC for many of their display specimens.