Tag Archives: Allosaurus

Allosaurus Roar Review: Cleveland-Lloyd Dinosaur Quarry, near Cleveland, UT

Many of the dinosaur fossils that are displayed in museums come from a relatively small number of places, typically bone beds that have revealed numerous dinosaurs from a small time window in the deep past.  One such place is the … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar Review: Dinosaur Journey Museum of Western Colorado, Fruita, CO

The Dinosaur Journey Museum of Western Colorado is located in Fruita, a town at the base of the spectacular Colorado National Monument, about 20 miles or so east of the Utah border.  While not a terribly large museum, it is … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar Review: University of Wyoming Geological Museum, Laramie, WY

In the heart of the University of Wyoming campus sits a relatively small geological museum that displays a number of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals, including an Allosaurus nicknamed “Big Al” that is best known for the various ailments it suffered before … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar Review: BYU Museum of Paleontology, Provo, UT

For many years, the paleontology program at Brigham Young University revolved almost entirely around one man, “Dinosaur Jim” Jensen, a prolific field researcher with a talent for finding fossils.  In 1976, the University built a museum to house his huge … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar Review: Denver Museum of Nature and Science, Denver, CO

Since the very beginning of the dinosaur rush in the 1870’s in the western United States, Colorado has been one of the best places in North America to find dinosaurs.  Not surprisingly, then, the Denver Museum of Nature and Science … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar Review: Dinosaur National Monument, Jensen, UT

In 1909 Earl Douglass, a paleontologist working for the Carnegie Museum in Pittsburgh, was searching for dinosaur bones in the rugged sandstone hills about ten miles east of Vernal, Utah. Having heard that fossils could be found nearby, Douglass spent a … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar’s Top Dozen Allosaurus Displays

I have always loved the Allosaurus, it is my favorite dinosaur and has been since I was very young.  I’m not sure why…but for some reason I did not immediately take to the T. rex that every other kid seemed … Continue reading

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