Fossils stolen from Capitol Reef National Park; public asked to help identify thieves
CAPITOL REEF NATIONAL PARK, Utah — Park rangers of Capitol Reef National Park are asking for the public’s help in identifying the people responsible for vandalizing and stealing some trace fossils.
“Park officials determined that sometime between August 2017 and August 2018, trace reptile track fossils dating from the Triassic period were removed from a trackway within the park,” stated a news release Tuesday from the National Park Service.
Up to $1,000 is being offered for information that leads to the identification and prosecution of those responsible for the crime.
Anyone with information has been asked to:
- Call or text the tip line at 888-653-0009
- Submit a tip online
- Email email@example.com
- Call 911
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