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Dinosaurs Visit the Fox Cities at the Weis Earth Science Museum

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Dinosaurs visit the Fox Cities! “Danger: Dinosaurs” is an exhibit now showing in the EvolvingGallery of the Weis Earth Science Museum, located on the campus of the University of Wisconsin-Fox Valley. The exhibit runs now through December 31,2007 and is free with admission to the museum.

On display are more than three dozen dinosaur specimens from around the world, including teeth, claws, bones, tracks, and more. Among the highlights of the exhibit is a dinosaur nest containing 22 eggs and a complete skeleton of the dinosaur Psittacosaurus, complete with gastroliths.

Species represented by real fossils include Allosaurus, Triceratops, Diplodocus, Maiasaurua, Daspletosaurus and others. Replicas of an Allosaurus skull and Tyrannosaurus Rexare part of the exhibit.Stan Jaw

The specimens are on loan from the collection of Appleton resident Dr. Bruce Danz. The WeisEarth Science Museum is the Official Mineralogical Museum of Wisconsin.

For more information about the “Danger: Dinosaurs” exhibit at the Weis Museum in Menasha, please visit www.weismuseum.org or call 920.832.2925.

Posted 04/03/2007