December 16, 2013

Mummified Dino Fossil Had A Fleshy Head Crest

Researchers from Australia’s University of New England and the University of Bologna in Italy have discovered the first evidence ever that dinosaurs had flashy head ornaments similar to a rooster’s comb. They discovered this soft tissue head crest on a rare, mummified specimen of a duck-billed dinosaur. While uncovering the fossil of the dinosaur, a paleontologist said that the head crest was so unexpected that he put a chisel right through it! He was expecting only rock and all of a sudden there was skin underneath. Just goes to show that you never know what you’re going to find!

[ Read the Article: First Ever Soft-Tissue Crest Discovered On Dinosaur Fossil ]

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