duck-billed dinosaur


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duck-billed dinosaur

[¦dək ‚bild ′dīn·ə‚sȯr]
(paleontology)
Any of several herbivorous, bipedal ornithopods having the front of the mouth widened to form a ducklike beak.
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An impression of the growth rate of the duck-billed dinosaur hypacrosaurus (left) which grew three to five times faster than predators such as tyrannosaurus Rex
We also continued to uncover another bone bed full of the jumbled remains of juvenile duck-billed dinosaurs.
A few kilometres away, and in the same strata, we uncovered a remarkably rich bone bed containing juvenile duck-billed dinosaurs.
Leonardo is a young Brachylophosaurus, a four-legged plant-eating duck-billed dinosaur, the very first juvenile of the species discovered with extensive skin.
Washington, July 21 (ANI): A new species of the hadrosaur - the oldest duck-billed dinosaur known from North America has been discovered, and named by scientists.
So they investigated which particular amino acids were strung together in the collagen bits that had been extracted from 68 million-year-old Tyrannosaurus rex bones and an 80 million-year-old duck-billed dinosaur fossil.
When Alf Museum crews went to collect a large duck-billed dinosaur skull, now recognized as the most complete ever discovered in southern Utah, they found it too heavy to carry.
When Tyler Lyson was 16, he discovered a nearly complete duck-billed dinosaur skeleton, still containing fossilized soft tissue, in the Hell Creek Formation in the Badlands of North Dakota.
Washington, May 1 (ANI): A new study has confirmed that ancient protein dating back 80 million years to the Cretaceous geologic period has been preserved in bone fragments and soft tissues of a hadrosaur, or duck-billed dinosaur.
The oldest duck-billed dinosaur fossil has been found where it was least expected: North America.
Fossils of a duck-billed dinosaur have turned up in Antarctica, recalling a time 66 million years ago when the now-frozen continent bore forests and a bountiful ecosystem.
Horner reported finding some unusual nasal structures on CT scans of a duck-billed dinosaur.