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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Dippy the Dinosaur

Its scientific name is "Diplodocus Carnegii," but the creature is nicknamed Dippy. Full scale fiberglass version erected in 1999 of dinosaur discovered in 1899 in Wyoming by museum paleontologists.

Carnegie Museum of Natural History

4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA
Carnegie Museum of Natural History lawn, along Forbes Ave.
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Dippy the Dinosaur

Dippy is still standing. He sports festive scarves according to the seasons. On our visit, Dippy was celebrating St. Patrick's Day!

[Andrew McLaughlin, 04/04/2018]

Dippy statue.

Diplodocus Carnegii

It's a giant dinosaur next to the road and the Carnegie Museum of Natural History.

[Dogsbreath, 06/29/2014]

The replica is of a dinosaur nicknamed "Dippy," whose remains were discovered by Carnegie Museum paleontologists in 1899 in Wyoming.

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