17 Year Old Makes Major Dino Discovery

December 3, 2007 at 10:35 pm | Posted in tech | Leave a comment
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071203-dino-mummy_big.jpgIn 1999, Tyler Lyson discovered a dinosaur fossil on his parents’ North Dakota property.  It turns out this fossil is a mummified dinosaur that includes skin, muscle ligaments and internal organs.  While the hadrosaur fossil is still undergoing testing in the world’s largest MRI, data so far indicates that this dinosaur was striped, could outrun a T-rex.  Plus, estimates of dino size may be short by a yard or more.  Read more right here.

Mr. Lyson is currently working the North Dakota dig while working on his graduate degree in paleontology.

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