years ago (Late Jurassic)
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A herd of apatosaurs
moves slowly through a waist-high tangle of ferns
grazing on succulent branch tips and leaves as the morning mist begins
to clear. This is a time before grass and flowering plants, a time when
the planet hosts a suite of unusual plants that will be extinct by the
end of the age of dinosaurs.
- I-70 roadcut
at the Morrison exit
Interstate 70 travels through this colorful roadcut just south of