From Museum Basement, A ‘new’ Dinosaur

A paleontologists chose a name for an unknown dinosaur genus that has brought him more publicity than any of his other discoveries.

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    01/15/2017 - 4:33 pm | View Link
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    01/15/2017 - 12:53 am | View Link
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    01/14/2017 - 7:00 pm | View Link
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    01/14/2017 - 2:32 pm | View Link
  • Hidden Cleveland: Cleveland Museum of Natural History
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    01/13/2017 - 9:52 am | View Link
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    01/13/2017 - 1:15 pm | View Website
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    01/13/2017 - 8:57 am | View Website
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    01/12/2017 - 11:10 pm | View Website
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    Offers photos and historical information including an event calendar.
    01/10/2017 - 6:59 am | View Website
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