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« on: July 25, 2013, 02:38:10 PM »
Remains of Duck-Billed Dinosaur Found in Coahuila, Mexico, Lived 72 Million Years Ago

The 50 complete vertebrae of the only articulated dinosaur tail ever discovered in Mexico have been recovered from a fossil deposit in the northern state of Coahuila after 20 days of excavation, the National Anthropology and History Institute, or INAH, said.

The remains belong to a hadrosaur, a duck-billed dinosaur with a large, ornate crest that lived some 72 million years ago. They were found in May 2005.

INAH said that in recent days 50 vertebrae of a tail were found joined together, as they were in the live creature, along with leg and hip bones and other skeletal remains...
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