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A new duck-billed dinosaur, Kamuysaurus japonicus, identified

September 5, 2019 - General

The dinosaur, whose nearly complete skeleton was unearthed from 72 million year old marine deposits in Mukawa Town in northern Japan, belongs to a new genus and species of a herbivorous hadrosaurid dinosaur, according to the study published in Scientific Reports. The scientists named the dinosaur Kamuysaurus japonicus.

Reconstruction of Kamuysaurus japonicus [Credit: Kobayashi Y., et al. 2019]A partial tail of the dinosaur was first…

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