This video is part 1 in a 2 part series about reconstructing the dinosaurs that left their tracks at Copper Ridge, near Moab Utah.
FEATURE — Representing a recent discovery of a remarkable past, the St. George Dinosaur Discovery Site at Johnson Farm offers visitors a glimpse at an early Jurassic lakeside habitat via a site uniquely preserved from volcanic destruction. Displayed at this site are not only rare trackways of carnivorous dinosaurs but swim tracks and the fossil fish that dinosaurs consumed. Also displayed are plant fossils which rimmed the shoreline approximately 200 million years ago.
With the sale of elephant tusks under close scrutiny, “ethical ivory” from the extinct woolly mammoth is now feeding an insatiable market in China.
Dinosaur National Monument is nearing the end of its 100th year. As a tribute to a monument that was millions of years in the making, we’ve compiled a list of some favorite photos from old Deseret News newspapers.
No one could have seen the catastrophe coming. Dinosaurs stalked each other and munched on lush greens as they had for over 170 million years.
may sometimes seem like monolithic, almost mythical beasts, but the statuesque skeletons that populate museums around the world once belonged to living, breathing animals.
The fossilized tusk of a Columbian mammoth was unearthed in a private gravel pit in the Cub River area on July 19.
A historic dinosaur site is getting a second look – and possibly a second hypothesis of how the bones got there.