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To the antiquated collection of The Museum of Comparative Zoology has been added an extraordinary freak commonly known as the long-spined Dimetrodon.

Dating from the end of the Carboniferous period, this 225 million year old fossiliferous monstrosity was uncovered by a recent Harvard expedition in the "red-beds" of Northwest Texas. On inspection, one must try to visualize a gargantuan turtle with a vertical and flattened rather than a horizontal and curved shell. A series of long bony vertebrae soar skyward in transcending gothic splendor.

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