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Dinosaurs on the move

House built of fossils and billed as "oldest in the world" set to move to Medicine Bow

 

Mike Armstrong

The Fossil Cabin Museum is finding a new home at the Medicine Bow Museum once it gets the funds to move.

Seven miles outside of Medicine Bow, towards Laramie on US 30, is a pull-off with two Wyoming informational visitor signs and a couple of buildings. One of the informational signs is about the dinosaur graveyard, referring to Como Bluff, "one of the greatest and well known fossil beds of dinosaur remains in the world."

The sign states that at Como Bluffs, 15 miles north, paleontologists found many fossil specimens in near perfect condition. During the late 1870s and 1880s, paleontology teams from Yale University and the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences discovered a multitude of dino...



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