Students discover possible dinosaur fossil

By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico A Mesalands Community College paleontology class has found a fossil that could be of a new form of Triassic reptile at an eastern New Mexico dig site. “I think that we have found a new form of aetosaurs,” said Axel Hungerbuehler, professor of Paleontology at Mesalands Community College. The […]

Rare Triassic fossil unearthed near Tucumcari

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Courtesy photo Axel Hungerbuehler, Mesalands Community College’s Dinosaur Museum curator, contrasts the rare hip bone with a museum exhibit of an early dinosaur, the coelophysis. By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico TUCUMCARI — Studies of a fossil collected last June in Quay County indicate that it’s a hip bone of an unidentified Triassic period creature […]