Best-preserved 110 Million-year-old Dinosaur discovered

Best-preserved 110 Million-year-old Dinosaur discovered

June 13, 2017

110 Million-year-old Dinosaur nodosaur

The best-preserved armoured dinosaur specimen ever found, discovered by mine workers in Canada.

110 million-year-old dinosaur known as nodosaur, discovered 6 years ago, and now the specimen is at the Royal Tyrrell Museum.

110 Million-year-old Dinosaur nodosaur (4)



According to scientists, a significant amount of the dinosaur fossil’s ‘skin’ and “armour, was intact.

Caleb Brown, a researcher at the Royal Tyrrell Museum, told National Geographic:

“We don’t just have a skeleton. We have a dinosaur as it would have been.”

110 Million-year-old Dinosaur nodosaur (3)

110 Million-year-old Dinosaur nodosaur (2)



This is a replica of a nodosaur:

110 Million-year-old Dinosaur nodosaur (1)

Image credit Herschel Hoffmeyer

via boredpanda

source Royal Tyrrell Museum

By | 2017-06-13T20:39:17+00:00 Jun 13, 2017|Categories: Animals, Discoveries|Tags: |

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