Dispatches the Plumber and the T. Rex

In the movie Jurassic Park, dinosaur fossils are found by a jet-setting paleontologist with a millionaire benefactor and a glamorous female assistant. In real life the relics are more often discovered by the likes of Stan Sacrison, 37, a plumber and electrician who likes to wander around sheep ranches near his home in Buffalo, South Dakota, looking for prehistoric bones. Last May, while scrambling up the side of a butte, he noticed an unusually large pelvic bone and three sun-bleached vertebrae poking out of the siltstone. "I could tell right away it was a Tyrannosaurus rex, because they're really distinctive," he...

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