Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center Spotlights Modern Prehistoric Discoveries!

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It was a long drive from Moab, Utah before we’d reach the Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center in Colorado; welcomed by replicas of a Styracosaurus and Daspletosaurus standing proudly outside its entrance. In choosing not to display the more traditional T-Rex and Triceratops, we could already see that this attraction would make good on its slogan of being a “whole new species of fun.” The Styracosaurus’ vibrant colors reinforced that boast as modern research suggests dinosaurs were actually quite colorful rather than the drab hues most of us saw them depicted as having in popular culture.

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Kenosha Dinosaur Discovery Museum: a Collection of Carnivores!

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Although poor Wisconsin is one of the few states where not a single dinosaur has ever been found, that should not suggest they don’t offer us enthusiasts something special. This past summer I visited the Dinosaur Discovery Museum in Kenosha and, though relatively small, had a suprisingly cool collection.

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