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About johngnida

Husband, father of two boys. Has traveled extensively while working for the last 15 years as a healthcare consultant. University of Michigan/Ann Arbor (B.A.) and Indiana University/Bloomington (M.A.) alum. Love dinosaurs and other prehistoric life, love to visit natural history museums.

Allosaurus Roar Review: Dinosaur Journey Museum of Western Colorado, Fruita, CO

The Dinosaur Journey Museum of Western Colorado is located in Fruita, a town at the base of the spectacular Colorado National Monument, about 20 miles or so east of the Utah border.  While not a terribly large museum, it is … Continue reading

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Coming Soon on Allosaurus Roar…

Allosaurus Roar is coming back soon with more dinosaur reviews!  The publishing schedule for the next couple months:

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Allosaurus Roar Review: Moab Giants, Moab, UT

About six miles north of the entrance to Arches National Park is the brand new dinosaur park known as Moab Giants.  Among the park’s attractions are a dinosaur trail with dozens of life-size dinosaurs, a unique “5-D” aquarium featuring ancient … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar Review: University of Wyoming Geological Museum, Laramie, WY

In the heart of the University of Wyoming campus sits a relatively small geological museum that displays a number of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals, including an Allosaurus nicknamed “Big Al” that is best known for the various ailments it suffered before … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar’s Fossil of the Month: Brachiosaurus

When the characters in Jurassic Park first see a living dinosaur, they stand breathless watching a giant Brachiosaurus munching on leaves at the very top of a tall tree.  While that dramatic scene may have been the signature “moment” for … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar Review: Cleveland Museum of Natural Science, Cleveland, OH

The cultural hub of Cleveland can be found in the city’s University Circle area, and sitting in the middle of it for the past 60 years is the wonderful Cleveland Museum of Natural History.  Full of interesting exhibits, the museum … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar Review: Dinosaur Footprints Reservation, Holyoke, MA

The earliest known dinosaur footprints in North America come from the Connecticut River valley, and thousands of tracks have been found in this large stretch of area that runs through Connecticut and western Massachusetts.  One interesting place to see them … Continue reading

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