Sunday, May 21, 2017

‘Rare as winning the lottery’: New dinosaur fossil so well-preserved it looks like a statue



Before being assembled into something recognizable at a museum, most dinosaur fossils look to the casual observer like nothing more than common rocks. No one, however, would confuse the over 110 million-year-old nodosaur fossil for a stone.

The fossil, being unveiled today in Canada’s Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology, is so well preserved it looks like a statue.

Even more surprising might be its accidental discovery, as unveiled in the June issue of National Geographic magazine...



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Continued @ washingtonpost.com

Via: Peter Fugelsang

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