Utah's Red Rocks Yield New Dinosaur - Seitaad Ruessi

Wednesday, March 24, 2010 - 10:56 in Paleontology & Archaeology

Utah's red rocks have yielded a rare skeleton of a new species of plant-eating dinosaur, Seitaad ruessi, that lived 185 million years ago and may have been buried alive by a collapsing sand dune. The discovery confirms the widespread success of sauropodomorph dinosaurs during the Early Jurassic Period, researchers say. The finding is documented this week in PLoS One read more

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