This Is the Best Dinosaur Fossil of Its Kind Ever Found

Known as a nodosaur, this 110 million-year-old, armored plant-eater is the best preserved fossil of its kind ever found.

This Is the Best Dinosaur Fossil of Its Kind Ever Found

Some 110 million years ago, this armored plant-eater lumbered through what is now western Canada, until a flooded river swept it into open sea. The dinosaur’s undersea burial preserved its armor in exquisite detail. Its skull still bears tile-like plates and a gray patina of fossilized skins.

The 110 million-year-old fossil of a nodosaur preserves the animal’s armor, skin, and what may have been its final meal.

Read all about the discovery here: This Is the Best Dinosaur Fossil of Its Kind Ever Found

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