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I found this small theropod tooth (missing the tip) in the Horseshoe Canyon Formation of Alberta a few months ago. I’m not sure on the identity of the tooth, as it’s rather Troodontid or Dromaeosaurid. It has the crown and denticle shape of a troodontid, but the serration density of a dromaeosaurid (about 3 serrations per mm). The serrations are a bit worn down fyi. Any help would be greatly appreciated, thanks!
haventbaptized posted a topic in Fossil NewsAbout 71 million years ago, a feathered dinosaur that was too big to fly rambled through parts of North America, likely using its serrated teeth to gobble down meat and veggies, a new study finds. The newly named paleo-beast is a type of troodontid, a bird-like, bipedal dinosaur that's a close relation of Velociraptor. Researchers named it Albertavenator curriei, in honor of the Canadian province where it was found (Alberta), its stalking proclivity (venator is Latin for "hunter") and Philip Currie, a renowned Canadian paleontologist. https://www.livescience.com/59815-stalker-