“Do animals die on riverbanks today without becoming food for scavengers? This nodosaur’s “Rosetta stone for armor” had no signs of tooth tears.2 Plus, plenty of water would be required to lift and transport an animal that weighs upwards of 3,000 pounds—the estimated weight of the nodosaur and the known weight of a female hippo. What are the odds that the nodosaur died right next to the river, didn’t get scavenged, and that a rare immense flood occurred immediately after and carried it out to sea?”



The Amazing Dinosaur Found (Accidentally) by Miners in Canada



World’s best-preserved armoured dinosaur revealed in all its bumpy glory



Royal Tyrrell Museum – Drumheller, Alberta, Canada



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