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posted by Dopefish on Sunday February 23 2014, @02:00PM   Printer-friendly
from the where-the-heck-are-the-badlands dept.

Gaaark writes:

"Paleontologists from the University of Calgary have discovered a massive, 70 million-year-old skull of a horned dinosaur: a pachyrhinosaur, to be exact. It is described as a 'rare find': the last discovery of this type in the same region dates back to more than 50 years ago when only a partial skull was collected.

Found in the Alberta Badlands in Canada, its two meter long head had large bony bumps, short curved horns and a large frill at its neck. In her statement, researcher Darla Zelenitsky said, "the skull of this animal has an enormous bony structure over the snout that would have made for a very strange looking individual.

The University of Calgary statement with more details and related links can be found here."

 
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  • (Score: 3, Funny) by VLM on Monday February 24 2014, @06:35PM

    by VLM (445) Subscriber Badge on Monday February 24 2014, @06:35PM (#6036)

    In other news, scientists finally discovered what wiped out the dinosaurs... they switched from sysvinit to systemd.

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