Stephen Rowland In The News

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November 26, 2018
Long before the Grand Canyon formed, a primitive reptile the size of a baby alligator skittered sideways across the wet sand of an impossibly ancient coastal plain.
November 26, 2018
A Nevada geology professor says he recently identified fossilized tracks from a reptile along a popular trail in Grand Canyon National Park.
November 19, 2018
It’s time for a dinosaur update. A few years ago, UNLV researchers were tasked with trying to figure out what kind of prehistoric animal made tracks that were fossilized in the area of Gold Butte National Monument.
November 19, 2018
A geology professor with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas discovered a set of footprints that were left behind by a reptile-like creature 310 million years ago at the Grand Canyon.
November 16, 2018
Eons ago, somewhere on Earth, a prehistoric lizard-like creature crept across a wet sandy dune next to a shallow continental sea.
November 15, 2018
About 315 million years ago — long before dinosaurs roamed the Earth — an early reptile scuttled along in a strangely sideways jaunt, leaving its tiny footprints embedded in the landscape, new research finds.
November 14, 2018
Footprints of a “lizard like-creature” 310 million years old have been unearthed in the Grand Canyon, making them potentially the oldest reptile footprints ever found.
November 13, 2018
Geologists have uncovered a set of 28 footprints along a hiking trail in Grand Canyon National Park. The footprints were left by a reptile-like creature and are cemented in a 310 million-year-old rock, making them oldest tracks ever to be found in the site.