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Tsintaosaurus
2010-10-06 21:19:27

Tsintaosaurus, meaning "Qingdao lizard," is a genus of hadrosaurid dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period (83 to 71 million years ago). It lived in Southeast Asia, in what today is Shanong, located in southern China. The type species, T. spinorhinus, was described by C.C. Young in 1958. This hadrosaur is typically reconstructed with a unicorn-like crest on its skull. But studies conducted...

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