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Posts Tagged ‘dinosaur’

Paleontologists: Thornton’s dinosaur is in fact a torosaurus, not a triceratops

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 9:53am MDT

Thornton’s now famous dinosaur bones that were discovered at a construction site have been identified as a different prehistoric creature than originally thought. Scientists with the Denver Museum of Nature and Science told CBS4 that they are actually remnants of a torosaurus, not a triceratops. Dr. Joe Sertich, Curator of Dinosaurs at the museum, told […]

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Construction uncovers 66-million-year-old triceratops in Thornton

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017 3:57pm MDT

Crews working to build the City of Thornton’s new fire and police substation in the north part of town have unearthed the remains of a dinosaur. The finding of the 66-million-year-old triceratops includes the skull and other bones.  Dr. Joe Sertich, Curator of Dinosaurs, Denver Museum of Nature and Science, spoke to the rarity of […]

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