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"Tiny" is a Torosaurus from Colorado
Troodon posted a topic in Fossil NewsTiny once thought to be a Triceratops its actually a Torosaurus Paper says Tiny is the most complete Cretaceous dinosaur found in Colorado http://www.denverpost.com/2017/12/05/thornton-triceratops-torosaurus/ Current bone map provide by Joe Sertich curator Denver Museum of Nature and Science Press Release from Museum
Torosaurus Occurrence in Canada
Troodon posted a topic in Fossil NewsJordan Mallon et al. paper on the occurrence of Torosaurus in Canada. They also address the recent debate about whether Torosaurus is the mature growth form of Triceratops https://academic.oup.com/zoolinnean/article/195/1/157/6540273#.Ynbe6O5gDpY.twitter
Ceratopsid shed teeth
ThePhysicist posted a gallery image in Members Gallery
From the album: Hell Creek / Lance FormationsCeratopsidae (shed/"spit" teeth) Hell Creek Fm., Powder River Co., MT, USA Labeled as "Ceratopsidae" because there are two valid genera currently known from Hell Creek: Triceratops and Torosaurus - whose teeth are indistinguishable. You commonly see teeth like these sold as "Triceratops" spitters, but this is not necessarily a correct identification.
Montana State Museum of the Rockies - July 2021
AlexSciChannel posted a topic in A Trip to the MuseumSo over the past few days I was visiting Bozeman from Raleigh North Carolina as I was visiting the MSU campus because I've been accepted to start as a freshman in autumn 2021. And I hope you know what I am trying to major in. I mean you know what forum we're on I don't have to spell it out. Anyway, in that time I managed to spend all day visiting the Museum of the Rockies which is considered one of the Mecca halls for paleontology. Our crazy old boi Jack used to be Prof and curator there before... well you know. My home museum, the NC Museum of Natural Sciences are taxo
Existence of Triceratops
Mukti posted a topic in General Fossil DiscussionI have a random fossil/dinosaur question. Has it been properly researched and somewhat/ mostly proven whether or not Triceratops did in fact exist I have read multiple articles ( on the internet and not peer reviwed) that have stated it is thought that the Triceratops and Torosaurus are one in the same They have even gone on to say that because nobody has yet to discover any juvenile Torosaurus fossil pieces,skulls, or skeletons that Triceratops could possibly be young Torosaurus, and as they matured their frills changed shape much like some anima look s coloring changes during mat
Black Hills Institute Museum
LordTrilobite posted a topic in A Trip to the MuseumSo I went to the Black Hills Insitute and I made a lot of photos, so I thought I'd share. The Black Hills Institute museum in Hill City is pretty small, it's just one hall. But this one hall is absolutely packed with stuff. This is also the home of the T. rex Stan. Many of the skeletons are casts, but there are plenty of real fossils here as well. The skeleton of Stan. This is the real skeleton and the real skull is placed beside it in the corner. But I didn't even notice that at the time. Skull of Torosaurus. Notice the holes in the frill. Trice