NJ’s State Dinosaur

Did you know that New Jersey has a state dinosaur?  We do.

New Jersey is actually the site where the first, fully intact dinosaur skeleton was found!  Even back in the days of the dinosaurs, New Jersey was the place to be!

~Melissa
The Jersey Girl

On June 13, 1991, the duckbilled Hadrosaurus foulkii was named the New Jersey state dinosaur.

(The bones were found in Haddonfield, NJ in 1858.)

Read more about it through these links:
http://www.netstate.com/states/symb/dinosaurs/nj_hadrosaurus_foulkii.htm

http://www.statefossils.com/nj/nj.html

http://www.levins.com/dinosaur.shtml

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