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78 million years later ...

SOMEWHERE NEAR THE CANADIAN BORDER - A dozen of them are gathered here, men and women covered in dust and sweat, working around an excavation site carved from the side of a coulee.

They are scholars, museum curators, paleontologists and grad students who spend their summers digging through mountains of rock and dirt in search of the ultimate prey - dinosaurs. Together they endure blistering heat and mind-numbing boredom. They sleep in tents and cook food in a camper. They share hot weather during the day and cold beer at night, and a little bit of themselves with each other and with the lan...

 

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