Scientists at Royal Saskatchewan Museum discover new multimillion-year-old fossils

Posted by Michelle Brownridge on September 19th, 2018

Emily Bamforth, curatorial assistant for paleontology, discovered a skull from an Edmontosaurus – a duck-billed dinosaur – near Shaunavon, Sask. It’s only the second skull discovered in the province since the first was found in 1924.

“Skull material, especially of duckbill dinosaurs and theropods is very rare,” Bamforth said Wednesday. “But (it) is a treasure trove of information about the species and about the animal itself. So finding a skull, any skull, is very significant.” Read more...

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