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Almost-intact tyrannosaurus fossil from Grand Staircase–Escalante NMon removed for display in museum

Two years ago, Alan Titus was prospecting for fossils on Utah’s Kaiparowits Plateau, searching for new places to unearth paleontological treasures that could reveal secrets about massive and long-extinct land reptiles known as dinosaurs.

Protruding from sandstone he saw some vertebrates, not an uncommon sight in this corner of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument that has become renowned as one of the world’s most productive repositories of dinosaur bones dating to the Cretaceous.


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