Monument to Unveil Three Fossilized Discoveries
Colorado National Monument to Unveil Three
The National Park Service cordially invites you to join us at Colorado National Monument on Wednesday, October 13, at 11:00 a.m. at the Visitor Center for the unveiling of three major fossilized foot print discoveries from the Jurassic Period including the following:
* Newly discovered lizard track types that have never been found in the Morrison Formation before discovery on 9-22-2010.
* Recovered extremely rare turtle tracks only found in one other track site locality in North America. Discovered in Colorado National Monument in 2005.
From Wednesday, October 13 to Sunday, October 17 the public is invited to view the fossilized foot prints at Colorado National Monument's Visitor Center, from 9 am - 5 pm.
Did You Know?
Survival for many reptiles depends on their ability to escape predators. Collared lizards can run upright and have been clocked at 16 to 17 miles per hour, ranking them as one of the fastest reptiles. More...