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corrrections to Sciencescan.  This newsletter's URL is 
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MUSEUM OF THE ROCKIES ONLINE

The Museum of the Rockies has a web site which features 
interactive exhibits. You can use its online database to peruse 
its paleontology collection which includes the first 
Tyrannosaurus rex found with arms, the first Einiosaurus 
procurvicornis, Maiasaura peeblesorum (which provided the 
first evidence of colonial nesting and parental care in 
dinosaurs), and Troodon eggs with the first dinosaur 
embryos found in the world.

Go to http://museum.montana.edu to visit this museum. 
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RESEARCH THE COLOARDO PLATEAU'S 
CRETACEOUS FAUNA

A research paper on the central Colorado Plateau's lower to 
middle Cretaceous fauna has been posted on the 
www.dinosaurweb.com. You can learn in detail about the 
stratigraphy of the lower to mid Cretaceous sedimentary 
units found in east-central Utah which contains Iguanodon, 
Utahraptor, Sauropelta, and several other dinosaur species. 
You can also learn of the animals which thrived alongside 
these dinosaurs.

Go to http://www.rmwest.com/cretaceous/ to learn more 
about this topic.
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THE TYRELL MUSEUM POST ARGENTINA 
DINOSAUR EXPLOITS ONLINE

In March of 1998, The Royal Tyrrell Museum was part of a 
new dinosaur expedition to Argentina. You can find the 
results of this expedition on its El Dinosaurio web site. Dr. 
Philip Currie and other Tyrrell Museum Palaeontologists 
worked in collaboration with Argentinean Palaeontologists 
including Dr. Rodolfo Coria, to find new dinosaur material 
in Patagonia.

Go to http://www.tyrellmuseum.com/argentina/index.html to 
learn more about these dinosaurs.