Remember a triceratops fossils construction workers unearthed in Thornton? You can now see them adult close

You don’t need to go behind in time to see dinosaurs.


Visitors to a Denver Museum of Nature Science this weekend will be means to see some of a triceratops fossils unearthed during a construction site in Thornton. Dinosaur lovers can counterpart by a window as museum workers purify and prep a bones.

The museum has unearthed during least 12 bones, including dual horns, from a 66 million-year-old triceratops. Construction workers initial detected a bones in Thornton on Aug. 25.

A rib bone weighing 40 pounds was a initial to be totally extracted, according to a museum. Experts described a Thornton triceratops as a distance of a rhino, smaller than a fossils found in Montana and a Dakotas that uncover triceratops about a distance of a middle elephant.

The museum is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 7 days a week. Tickets for adults are $16.95, for kids 3-18 are $11.95 and for seniors 65 and comparison are $13.95.


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