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Thescelosaurus

Pronounced (THES-A-LO-SORE-US) Nickname: “Peep” Discovered By: Walter W. Stein, 2000 Discovery Location: Harding County, South Dakota Diet: Plants & Animals (Omnivore) Period: Late Cretaceous Age: 66 million years Formation: Hell Creek Length: 9 ft Location of Original Specimen: Museum of Ancient Treasures, Wichita, Kansas Thescelosaurus was a small to medium sized ornithischian dinosaur that browsed […]

Stygimoloch spinifer

Pronounced (STIG-EE-MOE-LOCK SPIN-IF-ER) Nickname: “Stiggy” Discovery Location: Montana Diet: Plants and Animals (Omnivore) Period: Late Cretaceous Age: 66 million years Formation: Hell Creek Length: 10 ft Stygimoloch, known as the “spiny river devil,” is a member of the pachycephalosaurid family of dinosaurs, which is the same family of dinosaurs that includes the better-known Pachycephalosaurs. This […]

Pachycephalosaur wyomingensis

Pronounced (PAK-E-SEF-A-LO-SORE-US WHY-O-MING-EN-SIS) Nickname: “Sandy” Discovered By: Mike Triebold, 1994 Discovery Location: Harding County, South Dakota Diet: Plants & Animals (Omnivore) Period: Late Cretaceous Age: 66 million years Formation: Hell Creek Length: 9 ft Location of Original Specimen: Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, PA The first thing that you will notice about this animal […]

Oviraptor – North American

Pronounced (O-VI-RAPTOR) Nickname: “C1” and “C2” Discovered By: Fred Nuss, 1999 Discovery Location: Harding County, South Dakota Diet: Small Animals (Carnivore) Period: Late-Cretaceous Age: 66 million years Formation: Hell Creek Length: 9 ft Location of Original Specimen: Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania One of the last dinosaurs to grace the planet was this […]

Edmontosaurus annectens

Pronounced (ED-MON-TO-SORE-US AN-NECK-TENS) Nickname: “Survey” Discovered By: Mike Triebold, 1995 Discovery Location: Harding County, South Dakota Diet: Plant Eater (Herbivore) Period: Late Cretaceous Age: 66 million years Formation: Hell Creek Length: 24 ft Location of Original Specimen: Fukui Prefectoral Museum, Japan Edmontosaurus was a plant eating, 20 to 35 foot long dinosaur, commonly called a […]

Conchoraptor gracillis

Pronounced (KONK-O-RAPTOR) Discovery By: Barsbold, 1986 Diet: Small Animals & Mollusks (Carnivore) Period: Late Cretaceous Age: 80 million years Formation: Omnogov Length: 5ft Location of Original Specimen: Mongolia Though Conchoraptor seems small compared to our new North American Oviraptor, it is actually average sized. The light color of the bones show that it was fossilized […]

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