Unique triceratops discovery in the USA


This video from the USA is called 1 T-Rex vs Triceratops.

And this video is the sequel.

Paleontologists of the Naturalis Biodiversity Centre in the Netherlands recently tried to find Tyrannosaurus rex fossils in the USA.

It was a bit of a disappointment, as they found only a few foot and leg bones, not a complete T rex skeleton.

Now, however, they have better news.

Translated from NOS TV in the Netherlands:

Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 16:24

In Wyoming in the United States three, possibly four skeletons of triceratops, a dinosaur species, have been found. An excavation team of scientists from Naturalis Biodiversity Center and the American Black Hills Institute made ​​the discovery during an expedition last week.

One of the triceratops skeletons is likely the most full-featured one discovered so far. Triceratops was a herbivore with three horns, living 70 to 65 million years ago in North America and walking on four legs.

According to Naturalis it is exceptional for several triceratops to be found together. “They are also individuals of different ages. This is very exciting. This find will teach us a lot about the development and behavior of triceratops,” said paleontologist Anne Ripper.

The triceratops is one of the best-known dinosaurs. Yet few skeletons have been found. The animal was eaten by the Tyrannosaurus rex, bones and all. Only the skull remained. Of these, in the course of time, hundreds have been found.

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