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Listed in the Guinness World Book of Records as having the best preserved dinosaur remains ever found, this fossilized duckbill dinosaur (Brachylophosaurus) gives scientists their first real look
Named dinosaurs may actually be juvenile or subadults of already known taxa.
The 66-million-year-old skull of a dinosaur whose name was inspired by the Harry Potter series has found a permanent home in the Children's Museum of Indianapolis.
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, along with a world-renowned team led by paleontologist Dr. Robert Bakker, today announced the discovery and acquisition of a 66-million-year-old dinosaur skull that represents a new dinosaur species.
Dracorex, meaning "dragon king", is a genus of dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period of North America. The type species, D. hogwartsia, is known from one nearly complete skull and four cervical vertebrae. The remains were discovered in the Hell Creek Formation in South Dakota by a group of amateur paleontologists from Sioux City, Iowa. It was formally described by Bob Bakker and Robert Sullivan in 2006. The species name hogwartsia was inspired by the Harry Potter series of books by J.K....
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