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Dinosaur From Canada Finally Given A New Name
2012-11-08 13:01:28

File this one under better late than never. Canadian scientists have identified a new species of dinosaur from fossils that were originally collected in 1958.

2012-03-12 21:27:30

Two new horned dinosaurs have been named based on fossils collected from Alberta, Canada.

2008-11-30 10:09:18

A dinosaur skeleton that vanished from Mongolia likely was sold on the black market, says a fossil hunter from the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. The broken skeleton, found in the Gobi desert, was to be reassembled as a centerpiece for the Museum, said Michael Ryan, the Museum's head of vertebrate paleontology. It would have been the most significant chunk of Tarbosaurus in North America.


Word of the Day
coruscant
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.
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