A dinosaur fossil discovered in rural Old Snowmass turned out to be a very rare beast, according to the paleontologist leading the excavation.
It’s not dinosaurs but in many ways it’s even more interesting; exploring a time when great creatures of the past and man began to interact.
The Denver Museum of Nature & Science completed its largest-ever fossil excavation at Ziegler Reservoir near Snowmass Village and on Friday released science updates and unveiled landscape paintings of site.
Thousands of bones have made their way from Colorado’s high country to Denver, and on Tuesday scientists at the Museum of Nature & Science showed off the fossils.
Crews have recovered nearly 5,000 fossils from a site near Snowmass Village since excavation began last year.
Scientists from North America and Europe are gathering in Snowmass Village this weekend to study Ice Age fossils recovered from a reservoir under construction.
There were more discoveries at that fossil dig site near Snowmass Village.
Researchers are in a race against time as they dig up Ice Age-era fossils in Western Colorado.
Even though winter won’t seem to end in Colorado’s mountains, researchers are already digging for fossils outside Snowmass Village.