Most Kansans probably know many of our state symbols, like the official state flower, animal and insect. They are, of course, the sunflower, the buffalo and the honeybee. But what about our latest state symbols - the official state fossils? As Commentator William Jennings Bryan Oleander tells us, one is a flying dinosaur. The other is a giant sea creature. And both once roamed the area we now call Kansas.
The comments of William Jennings Bryan Oleander, otherwise known as Tom Averill, Writer-in-Residence at Washburn University.
Tom is a professor of English and teaches creative writing at Washburn University. He's also written several books.