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Triceratops prorus skull

Pronounced (trie-SER-a-tops)           Nickname: “Gundy” Discovery Location:  Harding County, South Dakota Discovered By:  Mike Triebold, 1992 Diet:  Herbivore Period:  Late Cretaceous Age:  66 million years Formation:  Hell Creek Length:  24 ft Location of Originial Specimen:  Gunma Prefectural Museum, Japan Triceratops,  the most well known ceratopsian, reached lengths of over 30 feet.  […]

Stellar’s Sea Cow

Steller’s sea cow was a large herbivorous marine mammal. In historical times, it was the largest member of the order Sirenia, which includes its closest living relative, the Dugong and the Manatees. Formerly abundant throughout the North Pacific, its range was limited to a single, isolated population on the uninhabited Commander Islands.  Steller’s Sea Cow […]

Denversaurus (Edmontonia) cf. schlessmani

pronounced (DEN-ver-SAWR-us) Nickname:  “Tank” Discovery Location:  Niobrara County, Wyoming Diet: Herbivore Period:  Late Cretaceous Age:  66 million years Formation:  Lance Formation Length:  18 ft Location of Original Specimen:  Hayashibara Museum of Natural Sciences in Okayama, Japan A large armored dinosaur of the Nodosaur family, this is the most derived of its kind. It was part […]

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 […]

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