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Animated image depicting dinosaurs
Courtesy of the Utah Department of Natural Resources

The Utah Geological Survey (UGS) packed up and moved an 18,000-pound sandstone block full of dinosaur bones Wednesday.

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The Utahraptor, a six-foot tall prehistoric predator, is clawing its way closer to becoming the official state dinosaur.

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State lawmakers are busy drafting legislation for the 2018 session beginning next month.  One bill could change the state fossil.