Ukhaa Tolgod

Located in the Gobi Desert, Ukhaa Tolgod (OOK-uh TALL-gud) is a recently discovered fossil "hot spot" for Museum paleontologists. Many spectacularly preserved skeletons from 80 million years ago have been found here, including ancient mammals and the nesting Oviraptor.

Image credits: main image, courtesy of Discovery Channel Online; quote, Jim Clark courtesy Discovery Channel Online.