Entries by John Good

Half mammal, half reptile discovery huge for Utah

ksl.com SALT LAKE CITY — It may have weighed only 2 1/2 pounds and stood about 6 inches tall, but the discovery of a half mammal, half reptile’s skull in eastern Utah has huge implications for geologic timelines. READ MORE

Paleontologists Investigate a Jurassic Bite

scientificamerican.com About a three hour drive to the east of where I’m sitting as I write this, low down on the famous quarry wall of Dinosaur National Monument, there’s an unusual bone. READ MORE

Rare Tiny T. Rex Unearthed in Montana

smithsonianmag.com In 2016, students from the Natural History Museum at Kansas University found a relatively small dinosaur pelvis in the Hell Creek formation in Montana. It was the end of their dig season and they didn’t have the time to unearth the rest of the remains. But the fossil was worth the wait; when they […]