CANON CITY, Colo. (AP) - The Dinosaur Flats area north of Canon City will be closed this Saturday while volunteers clean up litter. Dinosaur Flats consists of 2,300 acres of public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management. The agency says the Fremont County 4-H Sharpshooters, the Clover Rovers... more »
The story of a giant aquatic lizard from California's ancient past is taking shape in a lab in Turlock.
A researcher at California State University, Stanislaus, is carefully extracting the fossilized remains of the animal from a hunk of shale.
At least 65 million years old, the creature... more »
The U.S. Forest Service will offer guided tours into the Picket Wire Canyon south of La Junta this fall. Tours begin the first Saturday of September and run through October. These primitive canyons are in the Comanche National Grasslands and are home to the largest dinosaur track site in North... more »
Construction will begin in March on the visitor center for Dinosaur National Monument. Superintendent Mary Risser says Advanced Solutions Group, LLC of Kaysville has been selected to demolish and replace condemned portions of the Quarry Visitor Center. The contract is worth about $7 million and is being funded by the... more »
The Garden of the Gods Visitor & Nature Center in Colorado Springs offers a variety of exhibits, including a one-of-a-kind dinosaur.
Theio, short for Theiophytalia kerri, was discovered in Garden of the Gods in 1878 by a Colorado College professor. It was misidentified for more than 100 years, but... more »
Haaff Elementary students were entertained--and a few frightened, when a 7-foot tall life-like Tyrannosaurus Rex stomped through their gymnasium Thursday. The special visit was a preview to the Walking with Dinosaurs production which comes to the Wold Arena in Colorado Springs next month. The T-Rex is a dinosaur costume worn... more »
A museum exhibit is giving Texans a glimpse of what the Dallas area looked like 100 million years ago.
Many of the fossils discovered at the Arlington Archosaur Site are on display at the River Legacy Living Science Center exhibit hall in North Arlington through December 19.
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Scientists say fossil bones housed at a Los Angeles museum belong to the smallest dinosaur discovered in North America. Luis Chiappe, director of the Dinosaur Institute of the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles, said Tuesday that the newly identified creature weighed less than two pounds and stood about 4... more »