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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    02/25/2017 - 5:35 pm | View Link
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    02/24/2017 - 12:17 pm | View Link
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    02/22/2017 - 10:07 am | View Link
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    02/20/2017 - 8:30 pm | View Link
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    02/22/2017 - 1:10 pm | View Website
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