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Mutt Memorial
Mutt Memorial

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson

The "Mutt" Memorial was donated by the Museum of Tropical Queensland in recognition of numerous dinosaur fossils which have been taken from the area.

Location

Address:Flinders Highway & Stansfield Street, Hughenden, 4821
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -20.843889
Long: 144.200556
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Animals

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 4th December, 1999
Front Inscription

                    "MUTT"

        Officially Opened By
      The Hon. Bob Gibbs MLA  
Minister For Tourism, Sport and Racing
           4 December 1999

       "Mutt" Is A Replica Of The
Muttaburrasaurus Langdoni Herbivore
That Roamed The Shores Of The Historic Inland Sea,
Where Modern Day Hughenden Township Now Sits.
Numerous Fossil Finds Of The Muttaburrasaurus
Have Been Found Around Hughenden And "Mutt" Was
Donated By The Museum Of Tropical Queensland In
Recognition Of The Numerous Dinosaur Fossils
That Have Been Taken Away From The Area.

Brendon McNamara    Flinders Shire Council
Mayor                          Dinosaur Country

Source: MA
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