Walk Among Wyoming’s Dinosaurs In Thermopolis
The place we call Wyoming has gone through many changes. It was once at the bottom of an ocean. It was a massive lake. It was a tropical swamp. It was much higher than it is now. It has been under a mile of ice more than once. Now it is a high desert plane.
During all of this time, many different forms of life have flourished in what we now call Wyoming. Many mass extinctions have occurred. While some of these past lifeforms dissolved into the landscape others were pushed deep underground under immense heat and pressure. But a few died in just the right spot and were preserved as fossils.
As the climate and the landscape continues to change these few preserved life forms are coming to the service again. Some of what has been found are in an impressive collection in Thermopolis, Wyoming at the Wyoming Dinosaur Center.