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Plesiosaur Project, Oregon Paleo Lands Institute, Fossil OR
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The Oregon Paleo Lands Institute is home to a ½ scale metal sculpture of a Plesiosaur, a giant 25 foot monster call the tiger of the Cretaceous Sea (80-90 million years ago). In 2003 evidence for the existence of the Plesiosaur, a fossilized lower jawbone was found a few miles outside of Mitchell by two paleontologists. The jaws of the sculpture are about 2 feet long so the full size creature’s jaws would have been 4 feet long. Ouch! This panorama was taken at the jaw level, a kid’s eye view.
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