Dino dentistry extracts paleo story from public land

Katja Knoll, a paleontology physical science technician with the Bureau of Land Management’s Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, recovers fossils and equipment from a site where larger finds were transported by helicopter for further research, October 29, 2020. BLM Photo by Christian Venhuizen
Teeth and other fossils discovered from a quarry on the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument. BLM photo courtesy of Dr. Alan Titus
A U.S. Forest Service wildland firefighter assigned to the Bureau of Land Management’s Moki Helitak examines a fossil found in the BLM’s Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument, October 29, 2020. BLM Photo by Christian Venhuizen

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The BLM manages one in every 10 acres of land in the United States, and approximately 30 percent of the Nation’s minerals.