Colorado’s state dinosaur is the Stegosaurus, since 1982.
District of Columbia
D.C’s state dinosaur is the Capitalsaurus, since 1998.
Maryland’s state dinosaur is the Astrodon johnstoni, since 1998.
Missouri’s state dinosaur is the Hypsibema missouriensis, since 2004. I couldn’t find a picture of it, so I made my own. I’m sure it’s accurate.
New Jersey’s state dinosaur is the
JerseysaurusHadrosaurus foulkii, since 1991.
Texas’ state dinosaur is the Pleurocoelus, since 1997.
Wyoming’s state dinosaur is the Triceratops, since 1994.
Note that many states actually have state fossils, so you should probably avoid those too.
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