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Dig continues after crew finds dinosaur fossils at Highlands Ranch construction site, Kieran Nicholson, Denver post, May 22, 2019 https://www.denverpost.com/2019/05/21/highlands-ranch-fossils-found-construction/ Construction crews dig up dinosaur fossils in Highlands Ranch Robert Garrison, Denver Channel, May 20, 2019 https://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/local-news/construction-crews-dig-up-dinosaur-fossils-in-highlands-ranch Yours, Paul H.
Hi everyone- Does anyone know if there are any rappelling trips in the U.S. or Internationally to see fossils? also does anyone know if one can rappell down a cliff face to view the K-T boundary? I know its exposed and visible in Raton Basin, Raven Ridge and Trinidad Lake State Park but has anyone done rappelling on a fossil hunt? looking for a combo of fossil hunting, excavation and adventure! Any really super adventurous fossil hunting trips advise will be appreciated. thanks.
While browsing the Dinosaur Mailing List, I came upon a news article regarding Dystrophaeus: http://fox13now.com/2014/08/28/skeleton-of-dinosaur-first-unearthed-155-years-ago-now-being-excavated/ With respect to the discovery of Dystrophaeus in 1859, it is noteworthy that the discoverer, John Newberry, couldn't excavate the whole skeleton of this species because of the difficult terrain, but at least was able to recover some bones, all from the forelimb and scapular regions, and loan them to the Natural History Museum of the Smithsonian in Washington DC. Now the Dystrophaeus Project crew has