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Dinosaur Sighting: Hokkaido's Ice Dinosaurs

Triceratops, Tyrannosaurus and kin never made it to the ice age, but in 2004 one of the artists at Japan's annual Sapporo Snow Festival chiseled out these frozen dinosaurs. Such an impressive ice sculpture might seem too good to be true, but as the crew over at SV-POW! confirmed in a post of their ...

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Triceratops, Tyrannosaurus and kin never made it to the ice age, but in 2004 one of the artists at Japan's annual Sapporo Snow Festival chiseled out these frozen dinosaurs. Such an impressive ice sculpture might seem too good to be true, but as the crew over at SV-POW! confirmed in a post of their own last year, these dinosaurs were the real deal.

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