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Ziegler Reservoir

Rare Dinosaur Found At Snowmass

A dinosaur fossil discovered in rural Old Snowmass turned out to be a very rare beast, according to the paleontologist leading the excavation.

01/04/2014

A mastodon fossil on display at the "Mammoths and Mastodons: Titans of the Ice Age" exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science (credit: CBS)

Mastodon Exhibit Features Great Creatures Of The Ice Age

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.

02/20/2013

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Museum of Nature & Science Inveils Paintings Of ‘Snowmastodon’

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.

11/12/2011

A fossil from the Snowmass dig (credit: CBS)

Scientists Show Off Ice Age Fossils In Denver

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.

07/12/2011

Kirk Johnson, spokesman for the Denver Museum of Nature & Science (credit: CBS)

Museum To Show Off Thousands Of Bones Unearthed Near Snowmass

Crews have recovered nearly 5,000 fossils from a site near Snowmass Village since excavation began last year.

07/08/2011

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Scientists Gather To Review Ice Age Fossils

Scientists from North America and Europe are gathering in Snowmass Village this weekend to study Ice Age fossils recovered from a reservoir under construction.

06/18/2011

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More Than 546 Bones Found At Snowmass Village Fossil Dig

There were more discoveries at that fossil dig site near Snowmass Village.

05/31/2011

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Race Against Time For Snowmass Village Fossil Dig

Researchers are in a race against time as they dig up Ice Age-era fossils in Western Colorado.

05/25/2011

Mammoth bones (credit: Denver Museum of Nature & Science)

More Than 100 Bones Found At Snowmass Village Fossil Dig

Even though winter won’t seem to end in Colorado’s mountains, researchers are already digging for fossils outside Snowmass Village.

05/24/2011

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