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Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsOur view: With fossils, look but don't take, The Salem News, July 23, 2021 After popularity of Massachusetts state dinosaur campaign, clarity sought on protecting fossils and artifacts, Mass Live, July 22, 2021 Dinosaur bill unearths new concern among archeologists about outdated fossil laws, MetroWest Daily News, July 23, 2021 Massachusetts State Dinosaur: Podokesaurus holyokensis wins fan vote, lawmaker files legislation to officially declare state dinosaur, Mass Live, February 4, 2021 Yours, Paul H.
http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-me-ln-california-state-dinosaur-20170923-story.html California decided that it needed another state fossil and chose Augustynolophus morrisi to be it, mostly because it was only found in California for now. Its a pretty nice hadrosaur, but what intrigues me is that they are only found in the Moreno Formation, which is usually a Cretaceous ocean zone famous for their mosasaurs. Decided to fish this one out after one of my classmates did a current event report on it