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Dinosaurs

Western Wyoming Community College is home to five life sized dinosaur displays, They are the largest easily accessible collection of dinosaurs along I-80 from Chicago to San Francisco. In-order to bring Wyoming dinosaurs back to Wyoming, a fund raising project began in 1989 to collect and display specimens native to Wyoming from throughout the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods of the Mesozoic Era. The dinosaurs on display are:
  • Camptosaurus near the bookstore which was originally found in the fossil dinosaur beds at Como Bluff, east of Rawlins Wyoming in 1879.
  • The giant Plesiosaur which lines the hall way leading to Mitchell's Dining Hall.
  • Stegosaurus is one of the first dinosaurs found in Wyoming in 1878 at Como Bluff east of Rawlins.
  • Triceratops was discovered in eastern Wyoming near Lance Creek in 1889.
  • The mighty Tyrannosaurus watches over the diners at the T-Rex Grill.
All the dinosaur displays are free and open to the public whenever the college is open.


Main Attractions:

Dinosaurs



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For more information, contact Admissions at (307) 382-1648 or admissions@westernwyoming.edu.
 
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