updated 9/22/2006 7:53:36 PM ET 2006-09-22T23:53:36

The remains of two dinosaurs believed to be millions of years old were discovered in southern Utah's Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

They have been covered in plaster jackets and will be flown out of the remote area to the Utah Museum of Natural History in Salt Lake City.

"It's been a dream summer for paleontologists," Alan Titus, paleontologist at the 1.9 million-acre monument, told The Salt Lake Tribune.

A 6-foot-long skull found Aug. 21 appears to have characteristics of the ceratoid family. Researchers also found the full skeleton of a ceratop-like dinosaur.

Scott Richardson, who found the skull, had finished a 12-week internship and was visiting the paleontologist camp before departing for the summer.

"I'd only gone about 200 yards away and found a few pieces of bone sticking above the ground," Richardson said from Flagstaff, Ariz.

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