“Exceptionally Preserved” Dinosaur Remains Reveal Surprising Remnants In Its Stomach

“Exceptionally Preserved” Dinosaur Remains Reveal Surprising Remnants In Its Stomach
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The holotype specimen on display at the Royal Tyrell Museum More than 110 million years ago, a lumbering 1,300-kilogram, armor-plated dinosaur ate its last meal, died, and was washed out to sea in what is now northern Alberta. This ancient beast then sank onto its thorny back, churning up mud in the seabed that entombed it—until its fossilized body was discovered in a mine near Fort McMurray in 2011. Since then, researchers at the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology in Drumheller, Alta., Brandon University, and the University of Saskatchewan (USask) have been working to unlock the extremely well-preserved nodosaur’s […]

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