By Alan L. Titus,Mark A. Loewen
The Grand Staircase-Escalante nationwide Monument in Utah is the site of 1 of the best-known terrestrial documents for the overdue Cretaceous. an enormous 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 possible new genus of hypsilophodontid, new pachycephalosaurs and ankylosaurs, a number of different 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 accrued from North the United States, and masses extra. on the most sensible of the Grand Staircase: The overdue Cretaceous of Southern Utah records 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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At the Top of the Grand Staircase: The Late Cretaceous of Southern Utah (Life of the Past) by Alan L. Titus,Mark A. Loewen