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2010-09-22 15:15:00

Scientists have unearthed a dinosaur in Utah that now holds the record for bearing the most horns on its head.

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2008-03-25 14:50:00

Paleontologists have discovered the fossil of a new dinosaur species in Mexico’s Coahuila desert. The scientists said the plant-eating dinosaur lived 72 million years ago, and had three giant horns it used to fight predators and attract mates.

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2008-02-12 15:05:00

A new species of dinosaur unearthed in Mexico is giving scientists fresh insights into the ancient history of western North America, according to an international research team.

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2007-10-03 18:00:00

Scientists are amazed at the chomping ability of a newly described duck-billed dinosaur. The herbivore's powerful jaw, more than 800 teeth and compact skull meant that no leaf, branch or bush would have been safe, they say.

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2007-10-03 15:55:00

The duck-billed dinosaur was one of the world's most imposing herbivores with as many as 800 teeth and a body that could help it knock down trees. Utah scientists have discovered one near the Arizona border that's even more threatening.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.