Illustration of a Triceratops, and a close-up view.
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The fossil remains of a dinosaur that was discovered at a Colorado construction site for the last month has been identified as a triceratops.
Its fossils have been found in the last month at a construction site in the proximity of a retirement community in Highlands Ranch. In a statement to the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, said that the remains were found in a layer of rock that dates to between 66 million and 68 million in the year-ago period.
A leg bone and a few ribs were the first fossils to be discovered by some paleontologists that described it as a horned dinosaur.
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As Yet, the Museum’s chief fossil preparatory, it has been confirmed that the remains are of an adult Triceratops, a Museum spokeswoman, told Fox News.
The dinosaur dig. (The Denver Museum of Nature & Science)
To quote from the museum, Fox 31 reports that the triceratops was 30 feet long and weigh up to 13,000 pounds.
In 2017, there is a fossilized skull of a triceratops, was found at a construction site in Thornton, Colorado.
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Other dinosaur discoveries will be getting a lot of attention to recently. Scientists have discovered the fossilized remains of a herd of dinosaurs in an opal mine in the Australian outback.
The remains have been identified as a grown-up triceratops. (The Denver Museum of Nature & Science)
In a separate project, scientists have speculated in the US, has recently been named to a 3-meter-high relative of the Tyrannosaurus rex.
Elsewhere, paleontologists recently discovered a new spike-armored dinosaurs, in dallas, Texas. Paleontologists in Canada have also promoted the discovery of the world’s largest Tyrannosaurus rex.
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