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That Extremely Nicely-preserved Armored Dinosaur Is Truly a New Species

Fossils don’t get a lot better than this. (Courtesy of the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology, Drumheller, Canada) A brand new research of the fossil additionally makes the controversial declare that the armored dinosaur had anti-predator camouflage. On a fateful … Continue reading

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Spiny, armored slug reveals ancestry of molluscs

A 480-million-year-old slug-like fossil has been uncovered in Morocco, shedding new light on the evolution of molluscs — a diverse group of invertebrates that includes clams, snails and squids. Paleontology News — ScienceDaily

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Early armored dino from Texas lacked cousin’s club-tail weapon, but had a nose for danger

Well-known armored dinosaur Ankylosaurus is famous for a hard knobby layer of bone across its back and a football-sized club on its tail for wielding against meat-eating enemies. read more (e) Science News – Paleontology & Archaeology

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Early armored dinosaur from Texas lacked cousin’s club-tail weapon, but had a nose for danger

First-ever CT scans of the early armored dinosaur Pawpawsaurus campbelli reveal that although the Texas dino lacked its cousin’s club-tail it had a sharp nose for danger. A relative of Ankylosaurus, Pawpawsaurus’s saving grace from predators may have been an … Continue reading

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