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  WY Lance Fossil Area

january 2014
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january 2014

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Location description

North of Lusk you can search for fossils from the Lance Formation of the Maastrichtian, Upper Cretaceous period. The so-called Lance Fossil Area covers a large area. On the private parts can be searched for fossils of vertebrates, but only with the consent of the owner (sometimes for a fee)!

In the private ranch Paleo Park you can search for fossils for a fee. Unfortunately, you can not keep everything you find. See thePaleo Park website for more information.

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Lusk is located in the northeast of the state of Wyoming. The Lance Fossil Area is located approximately 80 kilometers north of Lusk.

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Remains of different types of dinosaurs (including Tyrannosaurus, Triceratops, Dromeosaurus, Edmontosaurus, Pachycephalosaurus, Struthiomimus).

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Go to the WY Lance Fossil Area Species List to identify your own finds!

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