Colorado Getting World Wide Recognition For Fossil Find
Colorado Springs Colorado is getting some extra attention due to a find of skull and flower fossils found on the east side of town. The fossils from 66 million years ago, open a window to the time during the K-T Extinction Event according to Paleontologist Tyler Lyson.
The find has garnered a lengthy article in the magazine "Science", an exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, as well as a documentary. The K-T Extinction Event is called so because it took place between the Cretaceous (K) and Tertiary (T) time periods, wiping out three quarters of all life on earth including the dinosaurs.
According to the KKTV News website, the find actually happened three years ago, but was kept secret, so they could present all of their findings at once.