Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Mummified Dinosaur!


Just when you thought science couldn't get any cooler!

A mummified dinosaur unearthed in North Dakota, US, may contain traces of 66-million-year old organic material, which could provide vital information about its evolution.

The well-preserved fossil of the plant-eating hadrosaur, complete with skin and tendons, was discovered in 1999.

Named “Dakota”, it was a rare find as bacteria in the soil usually break down soft tissue quickly.

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