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2015-01-07 09:24:59

A nine-ton block of sandstone recovered from a Utah mountain in late 2014 contained an astonishing cache of six Utahraptor specimens, making it the largest fossil find of this feather-covered predator to date.


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2011-02-25 17:03:51

Utahraptor, meaning "Utah's predator," is a genus of theropod dinosaur from the upper Barremian stage of the early Cretaceous Period (approximately 126 million years ago). Utahraptor was discovered by James Kirkland, Robert Gaston, and Donald Burge in 1991 in Grand County, Utah, within the Yellow Cat and Poison Strip region of the Cedar Mountain Formation. The type specimen, and only known species, U. ostrommaysorum, is housed at the College of Eastern Utah Prehistoric Museum. However,...

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