By Alan L. Titus,Mark A. Loewen
The Grand Staircase-Escalante nationwide Monument in Utah is the positioning of 1 of the best-known terrestrial files for the overdue Cretaceous. a tremendous attempt within the new century has documented over 2,000 new vertebrate fossil websites, supplied new radiometric dates, and pointed out 5 new genera of ceratopsids, new species of hadrosaur, a likely new genus of hypsilophodontid, new pachycephalosaurs and ankylosaurs, a number of types of theropods (including a brand new genus of oviraptor and a brand new tyrannosaur), plus the main whole specimen of a past due Cretaceous therizinosaur ever gathered from North the US, and masses extra. on the most sensible of the Grand Staircase: The overdue Cretaceous of Southern Utah files this significant stepping stone towards a synthesis of the ecology and evolution of the overdue Cretaceous ecosystems of western North America.
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