• Researchers look a dinosaur in its remarkably preserved face

    13 days ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge (credit: Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology)
    Borealopelta mitchelli found its way back into the sunlight in 2017, millions of years after it had died. This armored dinosaur is so magnificently preserved that we can see what it looked like in life. Almost the entire animal-the skin, the armor that coats its skin, the spikes along its side, most of its body and feet, even its face-survived fossilization. It is, according to Dr. Donald Henderson, curator of dinosaurs at the Royal Tyrrell Museum, a one-in-a-billion find.
    Beyond its remarkable preservation, this dinosaur is an...
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