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Rhinorex condrupus
2014-09-20 06:08:34

The month of September has already brought us several new amazing dinosaur species, including the massive Dreadnoughtus and the first-ever semi-aquatic species known as the Spinosaurus, but the latest fossil find edges out both of those discoveries by a nose.

Alaska's Denali National Park Holds 70M-Year-Old Dinosaur Footprints
2014-07-10 07:57:51

The remarkable tracksite, discovered originally in 2007 on the last day of a US National Park Service survey, demonstrates that hadrosaurs not only lived in multi-generational herds, but lived year round in the ancient high-latitude polar ecosystem.

2014-07-08 12:24:47

DALLAS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A trio of paleontologists have discovered a remarkable new tracksite in Alaska's Denali National Park filled with duck-billed dinosaur footprints

dinosaur Edmontosauraus regalis
2013-12-13 05:02:19

Researchers from Australia's University of New England (UNE) and Italy’s University of Bologna have reportedly discovered the first evidence that dinosaurs had fleshy head ornaments similar to a rooster’s comb.

High School Student Discovers Baby Dinosaur Fossil
2013-10-22 14:59:23

The Raymond M. Alf Museum of Paleontology at The Webb Schools announced on Tuesday one of its students has discovered the youngest, most complete fossil skeleton of a Parasaurolophus.

Intact Hadrosaur Tail Found
2013-07-23 12:07:09

Paleontologists have uncovered 50 vertebrae of the only complete articulated hadrosaur tail in the desert of Coahuila in Mexico.

Duck-billed Dinosaurs Had Complex Grinding Teeth
2012-10-05 05:34:13

A new study has found that duck-billed dinosaurs had an amazing capacity to chew tough and abrasive plants with grinding teeth more complex than those of modern grazers.

How Did Duck Billed Dinosaurs Get Through Dark, Polar Winters?
2012-04-12 06:21:02

Researchers from the University of Cape-Town, the Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas, and Temple University have discovered that duck-billed dinosaurs endured long, dark polar winters.


Latest Hadrosaurid Reference Libraries

Edmontosaurus
2013-04-28 14:11:51

Edmontosaurus is a genus of a crestless hadrosaurid, meaning duck-billed, dinosaur. It includes two species: Edmontosaurus regalis and Edmontosaurus annectens. Fossils of E. regalis have been recovered in rocks of western North America that date from the late Campanian stage of the Cretaceous Period 73 million years ago, while those of E. annectens were recovered in the same geographic region but in rocks that dated to the end of the Maastrichtian stage of the Cretaceous, 65.5 million years...

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2012-03-22 19:06:13

Saurolophus, meaning “lizard crest,” is a genus of hadrosaurid dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period (70 million years ago) of what is now North America and Asia. It is one of the few genera of dinosaurs that is known from multiple continents. The first specimen was described by paleontologist Barnum Brown in 1911. The skeleton is now on display at the American Museum of Natural History and is the first nearly complete dinosaur skeleton found in Canada. It was found in rocks of the...

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2012-03-20 22:10:02

Parasaurolophus, meaning “near-crested lizard,” is a genus of ornithopod dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period of what is now North America (76 to 73 million years ago). This genus is based on a skull and partial skeleton missing most of the tail and hind legs below the knees, which was found by a field party from the University of Toronto in 1920 near Sand Creek along the Red Deer River in Alberta, Canada. The rocks where the specimen was unearthed are known as the Campanian-age Upper...

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2011-04-12 14:48:54

Gryposaurus, meaning "hooked-nosed lizard," is a genus of duckbilled dinosaur from the late Santonian to late Campanian stages of the Late Cretaceous Period (83 to 75.5 million years ago). It lived in what is now North America. It is known from the Dinosaur Park Formation in Alberta, Canada; the Lower Two Medicine Formation in Montana; and the Kaiparowits Formation in Utah, USA. Gryposaurus, once thought to be part of the similar Kritosaurus genus, is known from numerous skulls, skeletal...

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2010-10-08 17:31:23

Tethyshadros, meaning "Tethys ocean thick lizard," is a genus of hadrosaurid dinosaur from the Campanian-Maastrichtian ages of the Late Cretaceous Period (71 - 70 million years ago) from Italy. It was named and described by Italian paleontologist Fabio Marco Dalla Vecchia in 2009. The type species is T, insularis. The specific name means "insular" or "of the island." Tethyshadros is known from a mostly complete but crushed skeleton that was previously nicknamed "Antonio." The specimen was...

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plim
  • To swell, as grain or wood with water.
The word 'plim' is probably a variant of the word 'plum'.
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