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Fossil solved great dinosaur cheek debate

Jordan Mallon’s pick for a favourite fossil came down to a question of dinosaur cheeks. Continue reading

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Is the world’s largest Triceratops skull sitting in our collection?

Alan McDonald wonders, and works to reveal, if the world’s largest Triceratops skull has been uncovered in the museum’s collection? Continue reading

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Spiclypeus shipporum, the New Dino in Town

It’s not every day a palaeontologist introduces a new dinosaur species to the world! Jordan Mallon tells the story of “Judith”, the new horned dinosaur that he recently identified at the museum with colleagues. Continue reading

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Lady Luck visits the Alberta badlands

Hard work pays off for palaeontologist Dr. Jordan Mallon and his team as they find some horned dinosaur fossils and a large bonebed. Continue reading

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Hunting for Dinosaurs—You Can’t Always Get What You Want!

Our dinosaur researcher Dr. Jordan Mallon shares how excitement can quickly turn to disappointment when hunting for fossils. Continue reading

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Jawing about Dinosaurs: What the Herbivore’s Jaws Are Telling Us

What can we learn by studying the jaws of herbivorous dinosaurs that disappeared 75 million years ago? Palaeontologist Jordan Mallon tells us about his findings in a recent project. Continue reading

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