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A New Golden Age of Dinosaur Museums

When the movie Jurassic Park hit theaters in the summer of 1993, there was no question that the dinosaur renaissance–that had been coursing through the field of paleontology since the late 1960’s–had now, for the first time, really taken a … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar’s Top 25 Prehistoric Fossil Museums in North America

One year ago today, I started this blog with a list ranking the Top 25 Dinosaur Museums in North America, and now I provide a list ranking the Top 25 Prehistoric Fossil Museums in North America.  Some museums have wonderful … Continue reading

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Coming Soon on Allosaurus Roar!

Hello my dear Allosaurus Roar readers! Now that the holidays are behind us, I am getting ready for another year of publishing blogs about dinosaur museums, tracksites and fossils across North America.  Thanks so much to all my visitors, I … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar’s Top Dozen Pteranodon Displays

Pterosaurs are some of the most fascinating ancient reptiles.  They were not dinosaurs, but they were also not birds.  In fact, they evolved flight entirely separately from birds, but like birds came in many shapes and sizes.  Pteranodon is the best … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar Review: Natural History Museum, London, England

If you know about Darwin’s theory of evolution, the word “dinosaur,” or even just the poem, “She sells seashells by the seashore,” then the collection at the Natural History Museum of London (NHM) has impacted you.  One of the world’s great … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar Review: Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center, Woodland Park, CO

About twenty miles northwest of Colorado Springs lies a beautiful town in the Rocky Mountains called Woodland Park.  Surrounded by gorgeous natural attractions such as Pike’s Peak and the Garden of the Gods, the Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center is another … Continue reading

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Allosaurus Roar Review: University of Michigan Museum of Natural History, Ann Arbor, MI

Located in the heart of campus in one of America’s great college towns, the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History features an amazing collection of fossils that span the entire history of life on planet earth.  Featuring the state’s largest … Continue reading

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