Mesozoic Madness

Mesozoic Madness Dino March 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 […]

Exhibit Spotlight: Ceratosaurus nasicornis

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Weird and wonderful, Ceratosaurus has perplexed paleontologists and pleased popular perceptions for 132 years. It also abets awful alliteration, apparently. * Madsen, J. H., & Welles, S. P. (2000). Ceratosaurus (Dinosauria, […]

Paleontology Newsflash: Tyrannomimus fukuiensis

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Japan scores another new dinosaur, and this one has been a long time coming. For years, the prolific dinosaur sites in Fukui prefecture have produced skeletons of ostrich-like ornithomimosaur dinosaurs, […]

Guest Factoid: Massospondylus

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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 […]

Why Does Utah Have So Many Dinosaurs?

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 […]

Common Gemstones In Utah

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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 […]

Guest Factoid: Dryosaurus

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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

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Well, Calvinosaurus it ain’t. Dinosaur silhouettes modified from, used under Creative Commons September 15, 2021—Ulughbegsaurus and the Myth of the Giant T. rex Nemesis You may have noticed some […]