Mesozoic Madness

Get ready for a March Madness like no other! Introducing the ultimate showdown: Dinosaur Bracket Challenge! From fierce T. rex to cunning Velociraptor, which dino will reign supreme in our Mesozoic Madness Bracket Challenge!

Paleontology Newsflash: Tyrannomimus fukuiensis

Sure, this thing looks exactly like Tyrannosaurus rex, but don’t be fooled: it’s only a tyrannosaur mimic! It’s not closely related, it’s not a new rival, it’s not shedding new light on the media’s . . . er, everyone’s favorite dinosaur. It’s just a clever impersonation, like the paleontological equivalent of Rich Little. Totally not a clone. Nope. But anyone could be forgiven for mistaking it for T. rex, absolutely!

Guest Factoid: Massospondylus

Greetings. I am the Massospondylus. The mass is only in my name–I myself am lean and lithe, perfect for a muy macho dancer, no? But I do not chew upon […]

10 Exciting Nearby Activities That Will Create Unforgettable Family Memories

Looking to create unforgettable family memories without having to travel far? We’ve compiled a list of 10 exciting nearby activities that are guaranteed to bring joy and laughter to your family. From thrilling outdoor adventures to engaging cultural experiences, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

Why Does Utah Have So Many Dinosaurs?

Utah, a state known for its breathtaking landscapes and natural wonders, also holds a remarkable distinction – it is home to an abundance of dinosaur fossils. Why does Utah have so many dinosaurs? The reason behind this abundance lies in Utah’s unique geological history, which has created the perfect conditions for fossil preservation.

Common Gemstones In Utah

Utah, a state known for its stunning landscapes and geological wonders, is also home to a rich variety of gemstones. These gemstones in Utah, formed over millions of years through natural processes, showcase the diverse beauty that lies beneath Utah’s surface. What are the most common gemstones in Utah? The Dinosaur Park has your in-depth guide to finding the best places in Utah to find these precious stones.

Guest Factoid: Dryosaurus

Dem bones, dem bones, dem DRY-osaurus bones! John Michalski is a graduate from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee with a bachelor’s degree in geology. Currently he is working on achieving […]

Paleontology Newsflash: Ulughbegsaurus uzbekistanensis

You may have noticed some startling news over the weekend—something about a monstrous new dinosaurian carnivore that made Tyrannosaurus rex look like a lap dog. News outlets as well-known as Yahoo News and People Magazine reported it, and so far I haven’t seen a retraction (though I haven’t looked terribly closely for one).