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Stories with subject: Fossils
  • ND dealing to keep dinosaur mummy in Bismarck 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 3:13 pm
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - North Dakota officials are negotiating a $3 million deal to keep Dakota the duckbilled dinosaur on permanent display in Bismarck, where the rare mummified fossil is planned as a cornerstone of a $51 million expansion at the North Dakota Heritage Center on the state Capitol grounds.

  • Montana T-rex fossil to move to Smithsonian museum 
    Updated: Apr-06-14 1:52 pm
  • BILLINGS, Montana - As thunder boomed and lightning illuminated their small camper, Kathy Wankel couldn't help but think that after years of being buried, the few fossilized bones she and her family had dug up that day, and carefully swaddled in towels and an old sweatshirt, did not want to be moved.

  • Colorado man gets probation for fossil smuggling 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 5:10 pm
  • CHEYENNE, Wyoming - A federal judge has sentenced a Colorado man to two years of supervised probation after he admitted to conspiring to smuggle fossils from China into the United States.

  • Kansas lawmakers pass bill to name state fossils 
    Updated: Mar-25-14 12:41 pm
  • TOPEKA, Kansas - Kansas legislators have given final approval to a bill designating a winged dinosaur and an ancient sea creature as the state's official fossils.