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Dinosaur Sighting: Chicago Brachiosaurus

On my way back from Montana, I had a layover in Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, and it was there that I spotted this impressive mount of Brachiosaurus altithorax. Another skeletal restoration of the immense dinosaur stands outside the city's famed Field Museum. I have to say that seeing thi...

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Brachiosaurus, photo by Brian Switek


On my way back from Montana, I had a layover in Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, and it was there that I spotted this impressive mount of Brachiosaurus altithorax. Another skeletal restoration of the immense dinosaur stands outside the city's famed Field Museum. I have to say that seeing this one near my departure terminal made me think about heading right back out into the field.
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Brian Switek

Brian Switek is a freelance science writer specializing in evolution, paleontology, and natural history. He writes regularly for National Geographic's Phenomena blog as Laelaps.

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