• Jasper Forest is magical in twilight, particularly the logs on stone pedestals

    Petrified Forest

    National Park Arizona

Kingdom Animalia (fossils)

Linnaean taxonomy of Late Triassic Animals of Petrified Forest National Park
Compiled by W.G. Parker December 7, 2004
REVISED March 14, 2009

Kingdom Animalia

Did You Know?

red badlands

Standing on the edge of a vast badlands landscape, a Spanish explorer is rumored to have named the area "El Desierto Pintado" (The Painted Desert) because the hills looked like they were painted with the colors of the sunset.