Proyecto Dino may not dig round the corner but there are several reasons to consider a fossil hunt with this Argentine non-profit. 1) Lago Barreales Paleontology Center, as the dig site is known, is located in the heart of the Argentine badlands. 2) More than 400 fossil types - sauropods, theropods, ornithopods, pterosaurs, crocodiles, turtles, fish and dinosaur eggs - have been unearthed at Lago Barreales. 3) Proyecto Dino is the only dinosaur dig program in Argentina. 4) It's a hands-on research center. Family Travel Tips: Dig for a day. Spend the night and dig for two. Sign up for a multi-day tour and, in addition to digging for fossils and working in the lab, tour nearby natural history museums and paleontology sites. The minimum age is 8. Digging for dinosaurs is both work and fun.