A group of local outfitters is offering a cash reward in connection to the theft of a Jurassic period dinosaur track near Moab last week. The reward money donated by the outfitters will be in addition to a $1,000 reward now being offered by Bureau of Land Management (BLM), said Melissa Neron of Coyote Land Tours.
Sometime between six and nine million years ago, in a stretch of the Pacific Ocean just off of South America, something kept killing whales. Lots of them.
Mount Tukuhnikivatz, a prominent peak in the La Sal Mountains, is an erosional remnant of magma that rose from depth (but never reached the surface) about 28 million years ago, forcing through and pushing up the area’s layered sedimentary rocks. View from the U.S. Forest Service Warner Lake guard station.
For those of you following the stolen dino tracks from Moab, here is another great article related to the matter.
Paleontologists have a bone to pick with fossil aficionados who are fueling an international black market for the prehistoric specimens.
Read the previous post on the stolen tracks HERE.
Scientists have used a powerful new technique to prove that some tiny crystals found in Western Australia are indeed the oldest known materials formed on Earth.