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KZMU News: Wednesday April 10, 2019

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Last weekend, the region’s top paleontologists rubbed elbows with passionate amateurs and the just plain curious at Epicenter’s Green River Rock and Mineral Festival. Field trips throughout the weekend explored the amazing cultural and natural resources around Green River, including the Hanksville-Burpee Dinosaur Quarry. In the middle of the high desert, scientists took festival goers back in time, to an ancient world full of sauropods, conifers, and freshwater clams.

[Photo: State Paleontologist James Kirkland identifies a bone fragment at the Hanksville-Burpee Dinosaur Quarry]

Find out more at http://greenriverrocks.com

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