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FNS Photo by Mike Nowatzki The fossilized remains of a rare mummified hadrosaur nicknamed Dakota are displayed Monday in the main corridor of the newly expanded North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck. The fossil will be on display to the public when the museum's first two galleries open April 28.

What to do with Dakota: State negotiating to keep mummified Marmarth dinosaur in Heritage Center

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BISMARCK — The future of a rare mummified dinosaur discovered in North Dakota and now prominently displayed in the state’s newly expanded Heritage Center hinges on negotiations between its owner and the State Historical Society, which wants to keep the fossil in Bismarck.


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Mike Nowatzki
Mike Nowatzki reports for Forum News Service. He can be reached at (701) 255-5607.