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VIDEO: T. Rex gets new home at Smithsonian

J. Freedom du Lac, The Washington Post
Apr 15 2014 - 3:48pm

WASHINGTON -- The FedEx truck arrived before daybreak Tuesday, backing up to the loading dock at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History.The police escort -- which rolled with the semi from Hagerstown, Md., more than an hour from the Mall -- indicated a very special delivery. So, too, did the custom wrap on the trailer. "Delivering...

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Dinosaurs and gems put on a show in Ogden

Randi Weston, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 12 2014 - 4:46pm

OGDEN -- Imagine this: you walk through the doors of Golden Spike Arena's Exhibit Hall to find a nine-foot-tall Osteosaurus ("Bone Lizard") biting the heads of schoolchildren. Don't worry. No children were harmed in the making of this event.

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Stolen Utah dinosaur replicas found in good shape

The Associated Press
Jan 31 2014 - 5:14pm

WEST JORDAN -- The owner of a Utah business that brings roving dinosaurs to birthday parties and other events says he's happy to have a 9-foot Tyrannosaurus Rex and 8-foot raptor back after they were stolen Tuesday.

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New dinosaur remains discovered in Southern Utah

Realistic model derived from actual skull bones of a new species of tyrannosaur unearthed in Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern Utah is revealed at the Utah Museum of Natural History Museum in Salt Lake City, Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013. Paleontologists unveiled a new dinosaur discovered four years ago that proves giant tyrant dinosaurs like the Tyrannosaurus rex were around 10 million years earlier than previously believed. (AP Photo/The Salt Lake Tribune, Al Hartmann)

Brady McCombs, The Associated Press
Nov 6 2013 - 5:45pm

SALT LAKE CITY -- Paleontologists on Wednesday unveiled a new dinosaur discovered four years ago in southern Utah that proves giant tyrant dinosaurs like the Tyrannosaurus rex were around 10 million years earlier than previously believed.

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Scientists simulate movement of largest-known dinosaur

Reconstructed Argentinosaurus skeleton, at Naturmuseum Senckenberg.

Brady Dennis, The Washington Post
Oct 30 2013 - 11:58am

Using laser scanning and sophisticated computer modeling, scientists in England and Argentina have simulated the likely lumbering gait of the largest-known dinosaur, according to a new study.

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VIDEO: T. Rex gets new home at Smithsonian

J. Freedom du Lac, The Washington Post
Apr 15 2014 - 3:48pm

WASHINGTON -- The FedEx truck arrived before daybreak Tuesday, backing up to the loading dock at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History.The police escort -- which rolled with the semi from Hagerstown, Md., more than an hour from the Mall -- indicated a very special delivery. So, too, did the custom wrap on the trailer. "Delivering...

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Dinosaurs and gems put on a show in Ogden

Randi Weston, Standard-Examiner correspondent
Apr 12 2014 - 4:46pm

OGDEN -- Imagine this: you walk through the doors of Golden Spike Arena's Exhibit Hall to find a nine-foot-tall Osteosaurus ("Bone Lizard") biting the heads of schoolchildren. Don't worry. No children were harmed in the making of this event.

Comments   ·   Read more   ·   Updated: Apr 12 2014 - 4:48pm

VIDEO: T. Rex gets new home at Smithsonian

J. Freedom du Lac, The Washington Post
Apr 15 2014 - 3:48pm

WASHINGTON -- The FedEx truck arrived before daybreak Tuesday, backing up to the loading dock at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History.The police escort -- which rolled with the semi from Hagerstown, Md., more than an hour from the Mall -- indicated a very special delivery. So, too, did the custom wrap on the trailer. "Delivering...

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VIDEO: T. Rex gets new home at Smithsonian

J. Freedom du Lac, The Washington Post
Apr 15 2014 - 3:48pm

WASHINGTON -- The FedEx truck arrived before daybreak Tuesday, backing up to the loading dock at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History.The police escort -- which rolled with the semi from Hagerstown, Md., more than an hour from the Mall -- indicated a very special delivery. So, too, did the custom wrap on the trailer. "Delivering...

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