What’s in a Name?

Given that Dr. Alan Titus, GSENM paleontologist, just had a new species of dinosaur named after him, we thought some folks might like to know that while naming a dinosaur is easier than excavating one, it’s not just a walk in the park.  Much thought goes into it; it is an endeavor based on science,…

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Fossils Fly from Kaiparowits to Kanab

One of seven fossil bundles lifted for transport from the Monument. In late November, 2012, the Bureau of Land Management, Grand Staircase Escalante Partners, the Natural History Museum of Utah, and the Denver Museum of Nature and Science collaborated on a project to airlift 10,000 pounds of fossil specimens from the remote expanse of the…

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