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New species of dinosaur from Alberta

New species of dinosaur from Alberta

Acrotholus audeti, a new species of pachycephalosaurid dinosaur, was identified from recently discovered and historically collected fossils from Alberta, Canada. The article describing the new species was published today, 7 May, in the journal Nature Communications…



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