In this photo taken Friday, July 9, 2010, Brian Boland, 61, a former teacher, hot-air balloon designer and balloon pilot who runs the rural Post Mills Airport in Thetford, Vt., stands with his "Vermontasaurus," where the 25-foot tall oddity thrown together with scrap wood now faces opposition from a few neighbors and regulatory challenges from government entities that he fears could force him to dismantle what was built with the help of some area residents as an artistic collaboration. (AP Photo/Alden Pellett) (AP Photo/Alden Pellett)
July 12, 2010 5:26:05 AM PDT
By JOHN CURRAN, Associated Press Writer
POST MILLS, Vt. - July 12, 2010 --
Does a 25-foot-tall, 122-foot-long dinosaur need a permit to avoid extinction?