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Dinosaur George heads to Quinta Mazatlan

20130726 Dinosaur-GeorgeQuinta Mazatlan World Birding Center, 600 Sunset in McAllen, will host Dinosaur George (aka George Blasing) for a special presentation next Thursday, Aug. 1, at 7 p.m.

Blasing is bringing over 35 exhibit pieces for the presentation while he brings the prehistoric world to life, including talking about some that roamed South Texas. There will be a photo op session at the conclusion where families can take pictures of him with their children and some of the exhibit items, including a Saber-toothed cat skull.

Blasing is a self-taught paleontologist and animal behaviorist with more than 35 years of study and research behind him. Ass a public speaker, writer and television personality, he has performed live to over two million people and has lectured in over 2800 museums, schools and public events. He co-created, wrote and hosted a 12-part History Channel series, “Jurassic Fight Club,” and is now involved in creating several new television projects.

The program is included in the price of admission. For more information, call Quinta Mazatlan at 681-3370.

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