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65-Million-Year-Old Duckbilled Dinosaur Returning to North Dakota

Dakota the duckbilled dinosaur is coming home.The 65-million-year-old fossilized hadrosaur found in North Dakota's Badlands a decade ago has been studied by paleontologists, had its innards scanned by NASA and starred in a National Geographic television documentary.The dinosaur, expected to arrive Friday in a big truck, will be ready for public display in the State Historical Society of North Dakota in Bismarck in early June.• Click here to visit FOXNews.com's Evolution & Paleontology Center.The body portion weighs 8,000 pounds, and another portion weighs 1,500 pounds, including the tail. A third part, including a leg, is much smaller.Unlike most collections of bones found in museums, this hadrosaur came complete with fossilized skin, ligaments, tendons and possibly some internal organs, according to researchers."To have something that was found here in North Dakota come back here to the Heritage Center is so great to have happen," said Merl Paaverud, the center's director. "It'll be w...

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