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Zuul crurivastator

 David Evans of the ROM contributed in describing a new ankylosaur from northern Montana's Judith River Fornatikn.  One of the most complete Ankylosaurs ever found

 

 

ROM's release

http://www.rom.on.ca/en/collections-research/research-community-projects/zuul

 

 

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/deadthings/2017/05/09/meet-zuul-crurivastator-i-aint-fraid-of-no-ankylosaur/#.WRJrc5BlDxA

 

http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2017/05/demon-faced-dinosaur-named-after-ghostbusters-baddie

 

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I wonder if anyone has ever named a fossil for a Grateful Dead song.  

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6 hours ago, jpc said:

I wonder if anyone has ever named a fossil for a Grateful Dead song.  

 

Sorry, best I can do is Dire Straits lead singer ..:D 

 

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Susan from PA

Thanks @Troodon for sharing!  Wicked cool name too!   :wub:    The preservation on the tail and club is outstanding!!  

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They named it after knpfler because they said that they listened to a dire straits cd over and over again while excavating it.  So I am told.

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Fossil Claw

StayPuftmarshmello crurivastator would have been a better choice ROFL

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