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hadrosaur

[′had·rə‚sȯr]
(paleontology)
A duck-billed dinosaur.
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The researchers came to the conclusion by studying the fossil record of a new hadrosaur, the Arenysaurus ardevoli, found in Huesca, Spain.
The duo hopes to turn the rock-covered fossils into new understanding of how the hadrosaur lived and moved.
Research intensified, and the resulting findings began painting a picture of the Denali of old: theropods, bipedal meat-eaters that range from the size of a chicken to a towering Tyrannosaurus rex; hadrosaurs, duck-billed vegetarians from the ornithod group; and prehistoric wading birds that resembled modern-day members of the sandpiper family.
The New Mexico hadrosaur, a kind of duckbilled dinosaur, died about 70 million years ago.
DALLAS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A trio of paleontologists have discovered a remarkable new tracksite in Alaska's Denali National Park filled with duck-billed dinosaur footprints - technically referred to as hadrosaurs - that demonstrates the animals not only lived in multi-generational herds but thrived in the ancient high-latitude, polar ecosystem.
There are lots of hadrosaurs in this area and the Province of Alberta has the most significant deposits of dinosaurs of any state or province in North America," Brake said.
As we crawled up the rock face picking up eggshell and tiny hadrosaur bones, we finally came to a level where there was a circle of eggshell surrounding a miniature skeleton
Patterns of tiny scratches (shown) in the fossilized teeth of Edmontosaurus, a type of hadrosaur, suggest the dinos had more complex jaw movements than previously thought and may have eaten grasslike plants, researchers report online June 29 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Riff - an orange, six-year-old, guitar-wielding Hadrosaur - will be the first new character in the popular children's show for 13 years.
An early crested hadrosaur (duck-bill), this bird-hipped dinosaur is a relative of the North American Parasaurolophus and provides clear evidence that the two continents were connected in the last dinosaur period.
These include 70-million-year-old hadrosaur prints, the first dinosaur tracks from Alaska, located after two years of searching Aniakchak National Monument and Preserve on the Aleutian Islands; the most complete skeleton of the only pygmy island-dwelling mammoth at Channel Islands National Park in California; the first fossils ever described from the western hemisphere, mollusks collected in 1687 at what is now Colonial National Historical Park in Virginia; and the graveyards of 20-million-year-old camels and rhinos at Agate Fossil Beds National Monument in Nebraska.
Last summer, Murphy and his team unearthed a 7 meter (23 foot)-long fossil of a hadrosaur (duckbilled dinosaur).