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Richard C. Ryder

The historian Richard C. Ryder was a consultant to the Academy of Natural Sciences on its new Dinosaur Hall.

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It was discovered in New Jersey in 1858, was made into full-size copies sent as far away as Edinburgh, and had a violent run-in with Boss Tweed in 1871. Now, after fifty years out of view, the ugly brute can be seen in Philadelphia.