Diplodocus Carnegii

statue of dinosaur
diplodocus carnegii

Oh, no, there’s a dinosaur outside the museum!

Really, there is. It’s the dinosaur named for Andrew Carnegie after a nearly-complete skeleton was discovered and transported back to Carnegie Museum in Pittsburgh in an expedition he had financed; this statue was placed in front of the museum to commemorate the 100th anniversary of its discovery. Read more about the dinosaur and the expedition, and how this statue came to be.

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