An exciting spotlight on some of Utah’s finest dino-country featuring James Kirkland, Utah State Paleontologist.
If you know where to walk and what to look for, dinosaur bones are easy to find at Utah’s Grand Staircase-Escalante Park. KSL’s John Hollenhorst reports.
National Geographic Features Utah’s Ancient Past
The ancient swamplands of southern Utah, known today as the arid Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, is the topic for “Digging Utah’s Dinosaurs” – a feature article in the May 2014 issue of National Geographic Magazine released this week.
Utah Is Becoming A Worldwide Dinosaur Destination
Just 75-million years ago modern-day Utah was a lush island landmass; paleontologists call this prehistoric region Laramidia.