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Rare Triceratops horn headed to SDSM&T

July 30, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The 31-inch Triceratops horn is believed to be 65 million years old and was found by diggers in Nebraska.
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Triceratops head found near Buffalo could be biggest ever

October 29, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Fossil experts won’t know how the skull compares to others until it’s cleaned up, which will likely take between a year and a year and a half.

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Paleontology tourists dig up ancient sea floor

July 7, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

WALHALLA As Devin Berger meticulously sifted through the dirt on a hillside ridge Saturday, the 15-year-old from Grand Forks saw something that looked a little bit different. Continue Reading

Dino castings dispute ends; copyright issue unresolved

April 16, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The settlement leaves unanswered the question of whether fossil renderings can be copyright protected as “original” works of art. Continue Reading