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Stories with subject: Paleontology
  • New 'Jurassic National Monument' part of public lands plan 
    Updated: Aug-25-15 7:02 pm

    SALT LAKE CITY - A public lands proposal set to be unveiled next month would promote Utah's reputation as a mecca for dinosaur fossils by elevating Dinosaur National Monument to a national park and by creating a new "Jurassic National Monument" in central Utah.

  • Strange Wyoming bone cave giving up more Pleistocene secrets 
    Updated: Aug-19-15 5:34 pm

    CHEYENNE, Wyoming - A strange Wyoming cave eight stories deep continued to give up secrets as paleontologists for a second summer in a row dug and sifted through a subterranean boneyard of animals that fell in around the peak of the last ice age some 20,000 years ago.

  • Children learn topography through interactive sandbox 
    Updated: Aug-13-15 5:06 am

    LARAMIE, Wyoming - Children are drawn to The University of Wyoming Geological Museum by the many dinosaur bones, fossils and posters - but an interactive exhibit keeps them coming back.