Jurassic Quest returns to Montgomery, a land rich in dinosaur days

As Jurassic Quest returns to Montgomery this weekend, the Capital of Dreams is a surprisingly good spot for dinosaur lovers who want to go beyond s...

October 22, 2022
2:30 AM

As Jurassic Quest returns to Montgomery this weekend, the Capital of Dreams is a surprisingly good spot for dinosaur lovers who want to go beyond seeing them on the big screen.After all, our state was home to a variety of real life prehistoric critters at least 145 million years ago. Not quite back to Jurassic times, at least not according the remains found so far, but pretty close. That's probably because roughly 200 million years ago, Jurassic Alabama was a hot mess.During the main age of dinosaurs, our little spot of land was much closer to the equator and had a shoreline that varied by hundreds of miles, according to Birmingham geologist David C.

Shannon Heupel