||They packed up for another day
at the river, and returned to the site of the discovery.
Mike photographed the bones. In a notebook he wrote down the location and described what the bones looked like.
This would help scientists identify the animal.
studying the bones for several days, Mike decided to send some of them to
a palaeontologist to have them identified.
He explained to Heather that a palaeontologist is a scientist who studies ancient life.