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Tuesday, 10 August 2004

Hadrosaur: Duck Billed Dinosaur
CREDIT: © Charlie & Florence Magovern/StoneCompany.com
WHERE: Big Water, Utah. WHAT: dinosaur fossils.
MAP: GSENM. Thumbnail [1] and text [2] link pop-up larger images.

Hadrosaur Embryo © Charlie & Florence MagovernLast weekend in Big Water, Utah, the BLM [Bureau of Land Management] presented some recent paleontologic finds from the nearby Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument [GSENM]. The Utah Geological Survey online publication 'Survey Notes' for January 2001 [1.4Mb PDF format file] provides a good introduction to fossil discoveries in the area. We were particularly interested in the recent fossil hadrosaur, otherwise known as the duck billed dinosaur.

We visited Charlie & Florence Magovern at their StoneCompany.com web site, where they have a range of museum quality dinosaur egg replicas. On the hadrosaur page you may see today's feature [1] picture and a close up [2] image. For a look into the Magoverns' world we recommend the Baby Louie story in the 'Hatch' section of a National Geographic Dinosaur Eggs online presentation, .

  
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