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  1. Record dinosaur bone found in Colorado quarryRead the original story

    Sunday | Denver Post

    ... 80 to 90 feet long, which is 15 to 25 feet longer than average, she said. After five summers of work excavating the dinosaur leg bone, it was lifted Thursday morning from the quarry outside Grand Junction near the Utah border. A crew of experts led ...

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  2. Volunteers brush away extra rock and clay surrounding the plaster-encased Apatosaurus bone.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2014 | The Summit Daily News

    ... outside of Grand Junction, Colo. John Foster, previous curator of palentology for Museum of Western Colorado's Dinosaur Journey Museum, lays next to the recently extracted Apatosarus femur, showing off the large scale of the animal. The excavator, ...

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  3. National park tourism in Colorado creates $330.5 million in economic benefitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Estes Park Trail-Gazette

    ... include: Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Great Sand Dunes, Mesa Verde and Rocky Mountain national parks; Colorado, Dinosaur, Florissant Fossil Beds, Hovenweep and Yucca House national monuments; Bent's Old Fort and Sand Creek Massacre national ...

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  4. Dinosaur National Monument Adds Visitor ProgramsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 13 | National Parks Traveler

    You really don't need any incentives beyond the spectacular beauty of Dinosaur National Monument's river corridors, fossils, and geology to convince yourself to visit this intriguing unit of the National Park System.

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  5. Dinosaur skeletons returned to MongoliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 11 | KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

    Dinosaur skeletons illegally smuggled in to the United States have been turned over to the Mongolian government in a repatriation ceremony Thursday.

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  6. Photo story: Dinosaurs hidden in Greeley train displayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2014 | Greeley Tribune

    ... of Zackariah Cross, 3, as he joins in the fossil hunt Friday at the Colorado Model Railroad Museum in Greeley. A dinosaur peeks around a miniature sign in one display Friday as part of the Dinosaur Days at the Colorado Model Railroad Museum in ...

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  7. Saturday Night Campfire Programs @ Bear Creek Lake ParkRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2014 | Macaroni Kid

    ... of fun and education for the entire family! A marshmallow roast will follow, weather permitting. The Friends of Dinosaur Ridge will be presenting dinosaur fossils that have been found in and around the Denver area. We will be discussing Stegosaurus, ...

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  8. Yampa's canyons offer stunning escapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2014 | Post Register

    ... peak runoff from the high country that turns white when the canyon narrows and the rapids erupt. The Yampa River in Dinosaur is one of the toughest rivers to draw in the rafting world. Ninety-eight out of 100 applicants receive a rejection letter ...

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  9. Colorado Railroad Museum events draw younger train buffs to GoldenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2014 | Denver Post

    ... takes a passenger car around the short tracks on site. Events like the upcoming Wild West Day on June 21, Dinosaur Express Train (a collaboration with Morrison Natural History Museum, Dinosaur Ridge and Dinosaur Resource Center) on July 19 and Days ...

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  10. Purple Dino Podcast No. 13: Interviews with Tyler Matzek and Adam Ottavino, plus moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2014 | Purple Row

    Purple Dinosaur Podcast keeps plugging along despite the Rockies ' atrocious May and June collapse.

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  11. Adrift Adventures Offers Discounted Green River Rafting Trip in UtahRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2014 | PRWeb

    ... to a remote camp each night. The regular adult rate is $785.00 per person for this four-day wilderness raft trip in Dinosaur National Monument, but with the $300 discount it averages $482.00 per person including river use fees, according to Jenny ...

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  12. Dinosaur prank scares unsuspecting Rhode IslandersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | KCOL-AM Fort Collins

    An elaborate prank involving a dinosaur costume is scaring, or at least startling, unsuspecting passers-by in Barrington, R.I. Jay Lichtenberger and Brian Medeiros Jr. comprise the YouTube comedy duo The Prank Bros. 1 comment

  13. The adventure continues with Dinosaur Ridge thanks to DCL's Adventure PassRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2010 | Examiner.com

    ... Pass from Douglas County Libraries to explore The Wildlife Experience . Now the library is thrilled to add Dinosaur Ridge in Morrison, CO, to the list of cultural institutions patrons may visit with a no-fee Adventure Pass reservation. Two Douglas ...

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  14. Geocaching event at Dinosaur Ridge this weekendRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2010 | Examiner.com

    Dinosaur Ridge , in partnership with Geocaching Colorado , is pleased to announce the annual Geocaching and Dinosaurs! event this weekend at Dinosaur Ridge Park.

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  15. Indoor party places for kidsRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2010 | Examiner.com

    ... , complete with a visit from Goldilocks and the Three Bears! For more information visit www.mrsbsteaparlor.com Dinosaur Party : Morrison Natural History Museum -- 501 Hwy 8 Morrison, CO 80465 A dinosaur birthday party is an ideal theme for your ...

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  16. Nation's schools finish stretch of celebrating geoscience, chemistry educationRead the original story

    Oct 27, 2012 | Examiner.com

    ... any aspect of the Earth sciences to advance the week's theme. As an example, Camphire pointed to a program at Dinosaur Ridge, located at Colorado's Morrison Fossil Area National Natural Landmark , that aimed to increase public knowledge of ...

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  17. Have you gotten your free hat from Colorado.com?Read the original story

    May 4, 2010 | Examiner.com

    ... printed out and presented when you arrive for your hat. Welcome Centers are located in Alamosa, Burlington, Cortez, Dinosaur, Ft. Collins, Fruita, Julesburg, Lamar, Red Rocks, and Trinidad. Stop by and get your free piece of CO fashion and show ...

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  18. Modern Dinosaur DiscoveriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2014 | How Stuff Works

    ... turned to the study of dinosaurs as a career-despite the low pay. Also, more museums and universities developed dinosaur research programs. Since the '60s, the number of known dinosaurs species has more than doubled, and our understanding of ...

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  19. Story Land celebrates 60th with new roller coasterRead the original story

    May 24, 2014 | The Gazette

    ... park in New Hampshire has introduced a new roller coaster called the "Roar-O-Saurus" that celebrates dinosaurs. The dinosaur-themed area also includes the "Dino Dash" Dinosaur race game, a "Dino Dig" play area, and other attractions. Check out this ...

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  20. Argentine dino find: long-necks survived JurassicRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2014 | Denver Post

    Dinosaur fossils found in Patagonia provide the first evidence that long-necked, whip-tailed diplodocid sauropods survived well beyond the Jurassic period, when they were thought to have gone extinct, Argentine paleontologists said Thursday.

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