I know this image was taken a long time ago. I recognize the prehistoric life as being a Stegosaurus, a Dimetrodon, and a Triceratops but the image has not been around as long as the large reptiles pictured. 74 more words
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The plates on this Stegosaurus ungulatus blaze bright right to reflect its aggravated, defensive mood. I personally like to imagine that Stegosaurus and its cousins could change the color of their plates much as chameleons change their hide color today (it’s an idea that evolved from the portrayal of Stegosaurus turning its plates red as a warning display in the old BBC documentary Walking with Dinosaurs).
The Dinosaur Journey Museum of Western Colorado is located in Fruita, a town at the base of the spectacular Colorado National Monument, about 20 miles or so east of the Utah border. 1,655 more words