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PHOTOS: The Best and Weirdest Roadside Dinosaurs

The concrete and plastic dinosaurs beside America's highways can be strange and beautiful. Tell us which one you think is the best

T-rex Teeing Off, Oshkosh, Wisconsin

T-rex Teeing Off
(Joe Peterson)

Dinosaurs and mini-golf: The two complement each other. Granted, dinosaurs probably wouldn’t have been very good at the pastime—imagine how hard it would be for Carnotaurusto use a putter—but they make for excellent fairway decor. And in some places, the dinosaurs remain even after the mini-golf course has closed. Paleontologist Joe Peterson sent in this example: a Tyrannosaurus standing over a closed course in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Maybe it’s just the position of the hands, but the tyrant seems to be begging. “MOAR TASTY TOURISTS, PLZ?”

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