Dino Mania Hits Denver Museum Of Nature And Science

DENVER (CBS4) – Dinosaur mania has taken over the Front Range.

Crews unearthed the remains of a triceratops while working on Thornton’s new police station last week.

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Saturday, many got to see the dino first-hand.

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It was on display at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, where paleontologists were in the lab examining the bones.

The dig team has uncovered bones from the dinosaur’s nose to its tail.

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The museum says it is likely the most complete triceratops found in the area.

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The museum hopes to finish the dig in the next few days, but if more bones keep popping up it could take longer.

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