Jesse Veitch died a few years before his cousin Teddi Smith was born. Smith, whose parents died when she was 20, says finding lost family members makes her feel more connected. Anne Cady hide caption

itoggle caption Anne Cady

Buttkiss has been living in the same 4-foot-long, 75-gallon tank for most of his life. John Byron Kuhner hide caption

itoggle caption John Byron Kuhner

A life-sized reconstruction of the moment just before the dinosaur hatching and snake were preserved. The scales and patterning of the snake's skin is based on its modern relatives. The coloration of the hatchling is the artist's interpretation. Sculpture by Tyler Keillor/Photo by Ximena Erickson/Image modified by Bonnie Miljour hide caption

itoggle caption Sculpture by Tyler Keillor/Photo by Ximena Erickson/Image modified by Bonnie Miljour