ksl.com ZION NATIONAL PARK — Nine hikers were temporarily trapped Tuesday morning after a rockfall on the Hidden Canyon Trail in Zion National Park, officials said. READ MORE
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bbc.co.uk Geologists have classified the last 4,200 years as being a distinct age in the story of our planet. READ MORE
independent.co.uk We are fascinated by dinosaurs. Ever since the first dino fossils were discovered in the early 19th century, we have been desperate to know as much as we possibly can about these remarkable creatures. And as our knowledge grows, so our perceptions change. READ MORE
nationalgeographic.com Illinois-born Stephen Brusatte is one of the stars of modern paleontology. A former National Geographic grantee, he has discovered 10 new dinosaur species. He has also led groundbreaking scientific studies that have rewritten the history of these magnificent creatures which, thanks to Hollywood and countless children stories, haunt our imaginations today like never before. […]
ksl.com SNOW CANYON STATE PARK — If you’re looking to get off the trail and explore the treasures of Snow Canyon State Park, the Petrified Dunes hike is the place to go. READ MORE
fox13now.com VERNAL, Utah — One of the world’s most impressive collections of ancient petroglyphs is found on private property in Eastern Utah, just north of Vernal. READ MORE
good4utah.com RIVERDALE, Utah (News4Utah) Some Riverdale homes are closer than ever to falling off the edge of a steep bluff. New measurements taken this week show it’s likely to happen sooner rather than later. READ MORE
suindependent.com According to the Arizona Department of Transportation, approximately 23,000 vehicles travel through the impressive scenery of the Virgin River Gorge on Interstate 15 daily. Located in the northwestern corner of Arizona, the Virgin River Gorge can be considered with a modest dose of imagination to be a geological example of the rabbit hole in […]
kutv.com (KUTV) — On Sunday afternoon, two visitors were injured by a rockfall at Zion National Park. READ MORE
smithsonianmag.com When it comes to personal hygiene, there’s not a lot of overlap between dinosaurs and humans. But a new study suggests early feathered dinos suffered from a familiar affliction: dandruff. As Ian Sample at The Guardian reports, researchers have discovered the skin flakes from several feathered dinosaurs that flapped around about 125 million years […]
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