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Dinosaur Sighting: Colorful Stegosaurus

When my wife and I pulled into the parking lot of Dinosaur National Monument we were greeted by a rather imposing figure. Standing in front of us was this sculpture of a strikingly-colored Stegosaurus. Just what color this dinosaur would be in real life is open to discussion, but I had never seen o...

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A colorful Stegosaurus sculpture at Dinosaur National Monument.


When my wife and I pulled into the parking lot of Dinosaur National Monument we were greeted by a rather imposing figure. Standing in front of us was this sculpture of a strikingly-colored Stegosaurus. Just what color this dinosaur would be in real life is open to discussion, but I had never seen one with this color pattern before.

Have you stumbled across a dinosaur in an unexpected place? If you have, and have a photo of the encounter, send it to us via dinosaursightings@gmail.com!
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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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