Trésors de Dinosaures

July 19, 2011By Paris UpdateWhat's New Potpourri



prosaurolophus-maximus-dinosaure-mummy-Trésors de dinosaures, observatoire de paris

This mummified Prosaurolophus maximus still bears some of its skin.

Paris’s Institut de Paléontologie Humaine-Fondation Albert Ier de Monaco has opened its doors to the public for the first time to exhibit several dinosaur skeletons discovered recently in the United States, including a mummified Prosaurolophus maximus, a Suuwassea emiliae and a Tenontosaurus. This is a rare opportunity to visit this Art Deco building and see these stunning specimens. After the exhibition closes, they will be auctioned off at Sotheby’s Paris on Oct. 14. Exhibition: 1, rue René Panhard, 75013 Paris through Sept. 15. Open Mon.-Fri., 11:30am-5:30pm; until 5pm on weekends and until 9:30pm on July 21, Aug. 4 and Sept. 15). Admission: free.


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