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Racing to Assemble a Dinosaur

Remember the Woodcraft dinosaurs? I loved playing with those skeletal plywood puzzles as a kid, and a giant-sized version of one recently made a guest appearance on the show The Amazing Race. A few of the competing teams were tasked with putting together pl...

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Remember the Woodcraft dinosaurs? I loved playing with those skeletal plywood puzzles as a kid, and a giant-sized version of one recently made a guest appearance on the show The Amazing Race. A few of the competing teams were tasked with putting together plus-sized Dilophosaurus skeletons, though I bet a true dinosaur fan would have kicked their tails.

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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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