This summer, Dinosaur Journey Museum in Fruita will host the Smithsonian traveling exhibit “Titanoboa: Monster Snake.” Slithering in at 48 feet long and weighing an estimated one-and-a-half tons, this realistic replica of the world’s largest snake is sure to send chills down any visitor’s spine. Sixty million years ago, in the era after the mass extinction of the non-avian dinosaurs, scientists believe that a colossal snake related to modern boa constrictors thrived in a hot tropical climate.
“Titanoboa: Monster Snake” opens to the public on May 19 at the Dinosaur Journey Museum in Fruita. The exhibit will slither away on August 5. Don’t miss your opportunity to see this amazing exhibit!
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Titanoboa: Monster Snake is a collaboration of the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service,
the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, the Florida Museum of Natural History,
the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, and the Smithsonian Channel.
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