Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Animals by State

Which Dinosaurs Lived in Your State? Check the List Below!

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Some states in the U.S. were richer in dinosaurs than others--if you live in New Hampshire, for instance, you're never going to be able to compete with the likes of Utah. However, no matter where you live, you can bet there was at least some prehistoric life five million, 50 million, or 500 million years ago. Check out the alphabetical list below to see which dinosaurs and prehistoric animals lived in your state during the Paleozoic, Mesozoic and Cenozoic Eras.

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois

Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana

Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania

Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

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Strauss, Bob. "Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Animals by State." ThoughtCo, Mar. 7, 2017, thoughtco.com/dinosaurs-and-prehistoric-animals-by-state-4071153. Strauss, Bob. (2017, March 7). Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Animals by State. Retrieved from https://www.thoughtco.com/dinosaurs-and-prehistoric-animals-by-state-4071153 Strauss, Bob. "Dinosaurs and Prehistoric Animals by State." ThoughtCo. https://www.thoughtco.com/dinosaurs-and-prehistoric-animals-by-state-4071153 (accessed October 21, 2017).