New species of Armored Dinosaur discovered

New species of Armored Dinosaur discovered

July 20, 2018

armored dinosaur Akainacephalus johnsoni

New species of armored dinosaur, Akainacephalus johnsoni, discovered in Utah.

Archaeologists reveal Akainacephalus johnsoni, that walked across the land bridge from Asia to north America 76 million years ago, when lowered sea levels have allowed them to immigrate.



Above, artist’s interpretation of the armored dinosaur, named ‘johnsoni’ after volunteer Randy Johnson.  Illustration Andrey Atuchin

The remains of the armored dinosaur that was at 3.5ft tall and 13ft long, were found in the desert at the Grand Staircase-Escalante in Utah.

armored dinosaur Akainacephalus johnsoni

Illustration Andrey Atuchin

via sciencedaily



 

By | 2018-07-20T19:10:57+00:00 Jul 20, 2018|Categories: Animals|Tags: , |

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