Personal Introduction of GSENM’s newest dinosaur, Lythronax argestes, by Dr. Alan Titus

Come join Dr. Alan Titus as he gives a personal introduction of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument’s newest dinosaur, Tuesday, March 18, at the Escalante Interagency Visitor Center starting at 7 p.m. The presentation is free and open to the public. This newly named animal, Lythronax argestes (Lie-throw-nacks ar-jest-eez), is a tyrannosaur of the same family asT-rex, just 12 million years…

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GSENM Introduces Its Newest Dinosaur February 7

KANAB, Utah – Come join Dr. Alan Titus as he gives a personal introduction of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument’s newest dinosaur, Friday, February 7, at the Bureau of Land Management’s Kanab Visitor Center starting at 7 p.m.  The presentation is free and open to the public. This newly named animal, Lythronax argestes (Lie-throw-nacks ar-jest-eez), is a tyrannosaur of the…

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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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