Huge Dinosaur Fossil In Alberta - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Huge Dinosaur Fossil In Alberta

HUFFINGTONPOST.COM - A dinosaur dig team has unearthed the skeleton of a massive triple-horned triceratops just east of Drumheller, Alta.

Palaeontologists took 12 long days unearthing the 2,000-kilogram — or 4,460-pound — herbivore earlier this summer in a location that's about a 30-minute drive from Drumheller.

Dr. François Therrien, curator of dinosaur palaeoecology at the Royal Tyrrell Museum, said it looked like a huge "log jam" of bones in the dirt.

Therrien says a former employee noticed the 65 million-year-old fossil that was poking up after being exposed by erosion. click here to read more

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