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Walter the dinosaur: An economic savior for a Colorado town?


March 22, 2020

CRAIG, Colo. (AP) — Elizabeth "Liz" Johnson works on Walter The Dinosaur with a student at Colorado Northwestern Community College in Craig, Colorado.

Walter doesn't look like an economic savior.

At the moment, he's not even a fully exposed skeleton. His bones remain encased in rock and plaster in the basement of Colorado Northwestern Community College in the Moffat County town of Craig, waiting to be freed by students armed with brushes and tiny hammers.

In short, Walter is a fossil, but not just any fossil.

Colorado Public Radio reports the 74-million-year-old duck-billed dinosaur is...

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