Vote for Vancouver Island’s Elasmosaur! 

Help pick BC's provincial fossil by voting in the BC Government’s official poll. Support our world famous 80 million-year-old elasmosaur in joining BC’s other provincial symbols, the Spirit Bear, Steller’s Jay and Pacific Dogwood.

This marine reptile was found right here on the Puntledge River in 1988, and has been a beloved part of our museum ever since.

Click here to vote:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BC_Provincial_Fossil

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Learn more about this internationally important fossil discovery that happened right the Comox Valley:
https://www.courtenaymuseum.ca/fossils-dinosaurs/the-elasmosaur-find/

Watch a Video about it's discovery:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cAuZBA2GMXk