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Prehistoric Gardens
Port Orford, OR
The Prehistoric Gardens were created by Ernie V. Nelson, an amateur paleontologist, and opened in 1953. The place was once also known as "Ernie's Zoo". It has a jungle-like, rain forest atmosphere and about 22 brightly painted, life-sized dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals. Nelson spent over 40 years creating these figures. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

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