Scientists name new species of dinosaur after Canadian icon

Scientists from the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) and the Philip J Currie Dinosaur Museum have identified and named a new species of dinosaur in honour of renowned Canadian palaeontologist Dr. Philip J. Currie. Albertavenator curriei, meaning "Currie's Alberta hunter". It stalked Alberta, Canada, about 71 million years ago in what is now the famous Red Deer River Valley. The find recognizes Currie for his decades of work on predatory dinosaurs of Alberta. Research on the new species is published July 17 in the Canadian Journal of Earth Sciences.

Scientists name new species of dinosaur after Canadian icon

Scientists from the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) and the Philip J Currie Dinosaur Museum have identified and named a new species of dinosaur in honour of renowned Canadian palaeontologist Dr. ...

Mon 17 Jul 17 from Phys.org

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New species of bird-like dinosaur discovered in Canada

A team of palaeontologists led by the Royal Ontario Museum in Canada has uncovered a new species of blue and beige feathered dinosaur that stalked the country 71 million years ago.

Mon 17 Jul 17 from Daily Mail

'Stalker' Velociraptor Relative Sported Feathers, Serrated Teeth

About 71 million years ago, a feathered dinosaur that was too big to fly rambled through parts of North America, likely using its serrated teeth to gobble down meat and veggies, a new study ...

Mon 17 Jul 17 from Livescience

New Species Named of Dinosaur after Canadian Icon

NewsScientists have identified and named a new species of dinosaur in honor of renowned Canadian palaeontologist Dr. Philip J. Currie. The find recognizes Currie for his decades of work on predatory ...

Mon 17 Jul 17 from Laboratory Equipment

New species of dinosaur named after Canadian icon

A new species of troodontid theropod dinosaur identified, Albertavenator curriei, named after renowned Canadian palaeontologist Dr. Philip J. Currie. Palaeontologists initially thought that ...

Mon 17 Jul 17 from ScienceDaily

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