365 ~ Day 282 ~ Dinosaur Provincial Park

DINOSAUR
PROVINCIAL PARK
WORLD HERITAGE SITE

Dinosaur Provincial Park which was nominated by Canada on behalf of Alberta was placed on the World Heritage List at the 1979 meeting of The Unesco World Heritage Committee as a site of outstanding universal value forming part of the natural heritage of mankind.

Dinosaur Park contains the largest and most comprehensive collection of upper cretaceous dinosaur fossils in the world and specimens are on display in major museums everywhere. It also contains excellent examples of Badlands and an important riparian ecosystem supporting a wide variety of flora and fauna.


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