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Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre Lots of DIGGING at the CFDC this SUMMER!

MORDEN, Manitoba - The Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre is again realizing great success this summer with its most popular and exciting tourism program, the Fossil Dig Adventure Tours. The program continues to be one of Manitoba's hottest tourism products!

People from around Canada continue to flock to this 'once-in-a-lifetime' experience as they dig for the next big fossil discovery! The Fossil Dig Adventure Tours continue to generate a 100% success rate at fossil discovery, as each and every tour group has found a 'new' prehistoric fossil since 2008!

"Our Fossil Dig Adventure Tours are the only place in Manitoba where the general public can dig for prehistoric Sea Monsters, and one of very few places in North America!" states curator Anita Janzic. "We love digging for fossils and greatly enjoy sharing our love for palaeontology with members of the general public. Register for a Fossil Dig Adventure Tour and let us blow your mind with an adventure into Manitoba's prehistoric past!"

The Fossil Dig Adventure Tours are offered in variety of durations; ½ Day, 1 Day, 2 Day & 5 Day. It is recommended to book this program in advance, as demand is high. Turn on the imagination and travel back to Cretaceous times when dinosaurs walked the earth and great Sea Monsters ruled the seas. Yes, Manitoba was once covered with a vast prehistoric seaway. More information on the program can be found at:

The Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre has worked in partnership with local tourist attractions to build new Vacation Packages to engage its visitors in an immersive Pembina Valley experience. More information on these packages can be found at:

Stay tuned for an update on the ongoing excavation of a Xiphactinus fish skeleton that was started in 2010!

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The Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre houses the largest collection of marine reptile fossils in Canada, including a 43-foot long mosasaur named "Bruce", the largest mosasaur in the country. Housed in the Access Event Centre in Morden, the CFDC is working towards building a new state-of-the-art facility in the Manitoba Escarpment.