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Geodes

Posted on August 13th, 2014

by Brian J. Witzke Iowa geodes have long been objects of curiosity, their sparkling interiors containing some of the most beautiful crystals to be found anywhere in the Midwest. Although geodes are known from many localities around the world, one of the most productive and famous collecting regions is encompassed within a 35-mile radius of […]

Hadrosaurs, commonly known as duck-billed dinosaurs, occupied subtropical environments in the coastal lowlands of the central United States during the Cretaceous Period, about 100 million years ago.

Dinosaurs in Iowa

Posted on August 12th, 2014

by Brian J. Witzke Did dinosaurs once live in Iowa? The simple and unqualified answer is “Yes, without a doubt!” But the actual evidence for dinosaurs in Iowa is limited to only a few fossils. Dinosaur fossils have been found in several states adjoining Iowa (Nebraska, Minnesota, Missouri, South Dakota), and wandering dinosaurs would have […]