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Thanks to hard work and determination, a University of Alberta researcher has found four new species of armored dinosaurs that were originally considered to be the same species.
A University of Alberta-led research team has taken a rare look inside the skull of a dinosaur and come away with unprecedented details on the brain and nasal passages of the 72 million year old animal.
Three University of Alberta paleontology graduate students blew the dust off an 85-year-old dinosaur find to discover the original researcher had it right and a 1970s revision of his work was wrong.
Ankylosaurus, meaning "fused lizard", is a genus of dinosaur of the Late Cretaceous Period from western North America. This armored dinosaur is known by only partial discoveries. The only species known is A. magniventris. Ankylosaurus was named by Barnum Brown in 1908. He also led the expedition that discovered the specimen in Hell Creek Formation in 1906. He discovered another specimen in 1910 in Alberta from the Scollard Formation. Three of his discoveries from this genus are housed at the...
Euoplocephalus, meaning "well-armored head", is a genus of ankylosaurian dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period (Campanian-Maastrichtian age) of about 85 to 65 million years ago. It was discovered in 1902 by paleontologist Lawrence Morris Lambe. It was originally called Stereocephalis, but since that name was already taken by an insect, it was changed to its current name in 1910, by Lambe. Fossils from more than 40 individuals have been recovered from bone beds in Alberta, Canada and...
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