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Six-foot long dinosaur bone discovered in Colorado

COLORADO (CNN) - A piece of the past is making for an exciting discovery in western Colorado.

Scientists unearthed a six-foot-long dinosaur shoulder bone out of a quarry. The bone comes from a long-necked, plant-eating dinosaur called the apatosaurus.

This was just a preview of a much larger discovery, as more bones were found underneath that one. Paleontologists say the shoulder bone they extracted is the longest limb bone they've found in the area in the last few years.

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