Manitoba has an official fossil (Mosasaur) but surprisingly Alberta which is home to most of Canada’s fossilized dinosaurs doesn’t have an official fossil or official dinosaur.
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Here’s ours. Just look at that magnificent bastard:
Dawwww! Ours is a teeny tiny 50-foot-long brachiosaur:
Illinois may not have a state dino, but we do have a state fossil, the Tully Monster
It has the wonderful aspect that we don’t quite know what it is.
We got one of the cool ones!
In fact, the Colorado Rockies mascot is Dinger the Dinosaur
Okay, technically every state in the union has a state dinosaur.
Everything’s bigger in Texas.
Suciasaurus rex under consideration in Washington, based on a femur found in the San Juans.
And no, your legislators better not let down a bunch of elementary students.
(We already have the Columbian Mammoth as state fossil…)
And here I thought the New Jersey official state dinosaur was our NYC-centric public transit system.
Virginia doesn’t have a state dinosaur. We do have a state fossil. Chesapecten jeffersonius. It’s a scallop.
New York has a six foot long sea scorpion relative as the state fossil but no state dinosaur.
Steggy was always my favorite as a kid.
I’m British so I don’t have a state, but we do have an official state dinosaur.