SACRAMENTO (AP) — It took about 66 million years but California finally has a state dinosaur.
Gov. Jerry Brown announced Saturday the signing of a bill making Augustynolophus morrisi the official dinosaur of the Golden State.READ MORE: Feds: 'Head of the Snake' Taken Down In Nuestra Familia Prison Gang Bust
Fossilized remains of the duck-billed creature that lived anywhere from 100 to 66 million years ago have been found only in California.READ MORE: San Jose Man Charged In 'Horrific' Torture Murder Of 72-Year-Old
Several other states and Washington, D.C., also have official dinosaurs.
California has more than 30 state insignia including a state lichen — lace lichen — and a state fabric – denim.MORE NEWS: COVID: Oakland, West Contra Costa Schools Mull Vaccine Mandates For Students
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