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Mesa, AZ 85201

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Dilophosaurus roamed what is now northeastern Arizona in the Early Jurassic Period, just under 200 million years ago. Dilophosaurs were meat-eating dinosaurs over 20 feet long and weighed over 1,000 pounds. The pair of rounded crests on the skull is a notable feature of dilophosaur.

Sculptor Michael Trick created this life-size, bronze Dilophosaurus in 2002 for the museum. The society of Vertebrate Paleontology awarded this sculpture the Lanzendorf PaleoArt Prize for "outstanding achievement in naturalistic art in paleontology."

ArtistMichael Trcic
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