Rare Triassic fossil unearthed near Tucumcari

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Courtesy photo Axel Hungerbuehler, Mesalands Community College’s Dinosaur Museum curator, contrasts the rare hip bone with a museum exhibit of an early dinosaur, the coelophysis. By Thomas Garcia: Freedom New Mexico TUCUMCARI — Studies of a fossil collected last June in Quay County indicate that it’s a hip bone of an unidentified Triassic period creature […]

Time capsule unearthed

CNJ Staff A time capsule buried in downtown Clovis was unearthed Thursday. Buried in 1957, the capsule was discovered on the north side of the Clovis Fire Department beneath a sidewalk. “(The capsule) looks great … for being buried for 50 years,” Clovis Fire Chief Ray Westerman said Friday. The exact locale of the capsule […]