Dinosaur had impressive schnoz

Dinosaur had impressive schnoz

Fossils found in Utah reveal geographic segregation of horned species

By Erin Wayman, 14:15 PM July 16, 2013

A newly discovered dinosaur species was the Cyrano de Bergerac of its time. The beast, a horned dinosaur like Triceratops, had an especially large snout, scientists report July 17 in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

First unearthed in 2006 in Utah, the big-nosed Nasutoceratops titusi also had unusually long, curved horns that grew about a meter long and a simple bony frill behind its head that lacked the fancy hooks or spikes found in some other horned species. These features indicate t...

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