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Dino Idol: And the Winner Is…

Canadian Club! Preparation of the fossil—the pelvis and tail of an ankylosaur—will take a long time, but the fossil holds a certain scientific interest for palaeontologist Jordan Mallon. Continue reading

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Dino Idol Contestant #5: Regal Ed—A Priceless Holotype

Only the skull of this duck-billed dinosaur is already prepared. Will museum visitors vote for this contestant so that the rest of the skeleton can be prepared and studied? Continue reading

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Dino Idol Contestant #4: Canadian Club—A Powerful Tail

Ankylosaurs have tails with a lot of clout. Paleontologist Jordan Mallon wants to know if Canadian Club may be a rare addition to our collections. Continue reading

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Dino Idol Contestant #3: Stumpy—The Mystery of the Missing Horn

Palaeontologist Jordan Mallon would study the skull of the dinosaur known as “Stumpy” in order to determine if one of its horns had resorbed. Does this fossil get your vote? Continue reading

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Dino Idol Contestant #2: Mystery Jaw—A Carnivore in Search of an Identity

Dino Idol is underway and palaeontologist Jordan Mallon is intrigued by Mystery Jaw. It belongs to a carnivore, but little else is known. Continue reading

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Dino Idol Contestant #1: Headrosaur—A Head Without a Body!

Dino Idol begins Feb. 16 @museumofnature. Meet Headrosaur, our first #dinosaur contestant. Continue reading

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