New Jersey Has A State Dinosaur — And I Am So, So Jealous

Julie Gerstein / December 2, 2012

In addition to having a state bird, a state motto and a state garbage dump (I kid! NEW JERSEY!), New Jersey also has one very special thing: s state dinosaur. Yes, that’s right — the tiny coastal state elected the tree-eating herbivore Hadrosaurus foulkii as its state dinosaur in the early ’90s. Sadly, the state dinosaur trend didn’t really pick up, and only four other states claim official dino reps — Missouri, Maryland, Wyoming and Texas (surprise, surprise). Guh, I want one, too. [Maxim]