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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 […]

FAQs

Posted on April 30th, 2014

Have a question about Iowa geology? Here are some answers to frequently asked questions.  Are there dinosaur fossils in Iowa? What are the fossils of Iowa? Are there any meteorites in Iowa? What are geodes and how do they form? What are those strange boulders in fields? What is the midcontinental rift? When did oceans […]