Dinosaurs in the Grand Staircase

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Dinosaur skeletal remains

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument’s fossil history dates back more than 75 million years, and many paleontologists believe that this vast 1.9-million acre area has the highest concentration of dinosaur fossils in the world. From dinosaur tracks to skulls and bones, GSENM has been the site of some exciting dinosaur discoveries.

In 2010, the Utah Museum of Natural History’s research curator Scott Sampson announced the extraordinary discovery in GSENM of two Ceratopsian skulls from the Cretaceous period. The

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