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28-June-2021 (Henry Moulds)
28-June-2021 (Henry Moulds)

Photographs supplied by Diane Watson / Henry Moulds

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


Address:Flinders Highway & Stansfield Street, Hughenden, 4821
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -20.843889
Long: 144.200556
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Culture


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 4th December, 1999
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 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
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au