Worth A Thousand Words

This week, we are featuring images from a recently published paper entitled, New Horned Dinosaurs from Utah Provide Evidence for Intracontinental Dinosaur Endemism.

The paper, which was written by researchers Scott Sampson, Mark Loewen, Andrew Farke et al., describes two horned ceratopsids named Utahceratops gettyi and Kosmoceratops richardsoni. The four-legged herbivores roamed the swampy island continent of Laramidia approximately 76 million years ago and their discovery is part of a new assemblage found in the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in southern Utah. Below we’ve put together a slideshow of some of the figures found in the manuscript, as well as a few extras, which were kindly provided to us by the Utah Museum of Natural History.

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