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A Monumental Distraction… Now finally named: Borealopelta!

 It’s been a while since I do something spiky and scaly… no feathers this time! But I couldn’t resist the temptation: It is not very often there’s a find as this remarkable nodosaur fossil  now at the  Tyrrell Museum, the supreme Dinosaur Mecca … Continue reading

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What happens when Spinosaurus runs ashore…

The continuing Spinosaurus saga has reached its peak with Paul Sereno and National Geographic’s final, detailed description of the new version of Spinosaurus aegyptiacus.  And things just couldn’t get weirder. Are we witnessing the first ever “cetacean-like” dinosaur? It has the bone … Continue reading

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