Rare Tyrannosaurus rex skull arrives at Seattle museum
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Rare Tyrannosaurus rex skull arrives at Seattle museum

SEATTLE (AP) — Paleontologists with Seattle’s Burke Museum have unearthed the bones of a Tyrannosaurus rex that lived more than 66 million years ago, including a rare nearly complete 4-foot long skull. The remarkable discovery includes the dinosaur’s vertebrae, ribs, hips and lower jaw bones, and represents about 20 percent of the meat-eating predator. Several … Continue reading

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New duck-billed dinosaur found in Alaska, researchers say
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New duck-billed dinosaur found in Alaska, researchers say

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Fossils from a unique plant-eating dinosaur found in the high Arctic of Alaska may change how scientists view dinosaur physiology, say Alaska and Florida university researchers. A paper published Tuesday concluded that fossilized bones found along Alaska’s Colville River were from a distinct species of hadrosaur, a duck-billed dinosaur not connected … Continue reading