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Museum IDs New Species of Dinosaur

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posted on Mar, 4 2007 @ 08:56 AM
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Museum IDs New Species of Dinosaur


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A new dinosaur species was a plant-eater with yard-long horns over its eyebrows, suggesting an evolutionary middle step between older dinosaurs with even larger horns and the small-horned creatures that followed, experts said.

The dinosaur's horns, thick as a human arm, are like those of triceratops - which came 10 million years later. However, this animal belonged to a subfamily that usually had bony nubbins a few inches long above their eyes.

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