By Brad Mosher 

Ancient skull

'Paleo Prospectors' find new Triceratops fossil in Fallon County


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A new resident of Fallon County was found recently – after being missing for millions of years – but unlike the popular Jurassic Park movie franchise, this dinosaur from the distant past is from the Cretaceous Period.

And, unlike the latest Hollywood movie, it will not be rampaging through the county.

The fossilized remains of a Triceratops skull were discovered in June by a visiting group of students and scholars in a local geological formation.

According to Devin Schindler, the group of paleontologists and college students found a juvenile triceratops skull in the Hell Creek Formation near B...

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