Doug the Triceratops

By |2008-12-18T23:51:38+00:00December 18th, 2008|Categories: Collecting Fossils, Dinosaur Ranch News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Upper Cretaceous Dinosaurs are actually pretty uncommon in the world. The most common and most well known being the browsing Triceratops.   Triceratops was a giant of a fellow.  Much like the animal shown in Jurassic Park (the movie).  They were the cows of their time being herbivores in contrast to their carnivorous arch enemy Tyrannosaurus rex. [...]


By |2008-12-16T23:44:43+00:00December 16th, 2008|Categories: Dinosaur Ranch News, General Geology|Tags: , , , , |

"Darn that old Gumbo!"  is a phrase you hear all too much this time of year.  But what is that "old Gumbo".  Geologically speaking, "gumbo" is a garbage basket term that refers to sticky soil that usually very high in clay.  The term can refer to any kind of clay but some kinds of clay are [...]

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