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By Parker Heinlein
Outdoors Columnist 

A new creature added to my list


August 31, 2022

I’ve packed out a lot of critters in my time, elk, moose, deer, antelope, and bear among them. I recently had the opportunity to add another species to that list: hadrosaur.

A duck-billed dinosaur that roamed these parts during the Late Cretaceous period, the remains of this one were found just north of town a few years ago.

By the time I arrived at the site, the tail section of the hadrosaur was encased in three plaster jackets, ready for transport to a museum in Florida.

First, however, they had to be loaded onto a specially built sled, moved from the precarious ledge upon which they ha...

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