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Triceratops bones discovered in Thornton to go on display in Denver this weekend

DENVER - The Triceratops bones discovered in Thornton on August 25 will go on display in Denver this weekend.

Construction workers found the bones at East 132nd Avenue and Quebec Street while they were digging holes for the city's new public safety facility.

The collection of bones include a lower part of the jaw, two brow bones, parts of the shield behind the dinosaur’s head, shoulder bones, vertebrae, and ribs.

The Denver Museum of Nature and Science now has ownership of the collection and will have it on display this weekend. 

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