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USU Museum of Geology

Come to the Museum and meet
"Percy the Utahraptor"

"Percy the Utahraptor" is a 1/3 scale sculpture by Justin Tolman of a Utahraptor ostrommaysorum of the Early Cretaceous (c. 126 Ma). Percy was unveiled in a celebration ceremony on 20 April 2018 as part of Utah State University's Caine College of the Arts' "Year of the Arts." On 8 May 2018, the Utahraptor officially became the State Dinosaur of Utah.

People at the Museum of Geology

The Museum of Geology has exhibits of meteorites, rocks, minerals, and fossils – including invertebrates, vertebrates, and plants. The geology of the Logan region is emphasized, with excellent fossils from the world-famous Green River Formation.

Come see:

  • Meteorites that came from the interior of a shattered protoplanet
  • Minerals that glow in the dark
  • A 50 million year old gar fish that is 3 feet long
  • How rocks and minerals from Utah are needed and used in everyday life
  • 500 million year old trilobites
  • "Weird" rocks, such as fossilized lighting strikes and poop