hornless, parrot-beaked plant-eaters closely related to the Triceratops
November 7, 2019 10:09 AM   Subscribe

Victoria researcher unveils B.C.’s first unique dinosaur discovery Royal BC Museum palaeonotologist confirms discovery of ‘Ferrisaurus sustutensis’ [Trail Times]. posted by readinghippo (9 comments total) 7 users marked this as a favorite
 
That looks very much like a cockatoo.
posted by Splunge at 11:52 AM on November 7 [1 favorite]


A new leptoceratopsid dinosaur from . . . northern British Columbia, Canada

More commonly known as Abootisaurus Eh.
posted by mattdidthat at 12:18 PM on November 7 [3 favorites]


Hey! I know one of the coauthors, and lemme tell you, their baby has a lot of cute dinosaur clothes.
posted by Beardman at 12:39 PM on November 7 [7 favorites]


I first read the title as 'homeless', which made me wonder how the researches knew!
posted by tavella at 1:36 PM on November 7 [3 favorites]


Metafilter: hornless, parrot-beaked plant-eaters
posted by Hairy Lobster at 2:03 PM on November 7 [1 favorite]


Twitter tweet by the artist mentions that the art is titled "A Fall Day Out"
posted by readinghippo at 2:16 PM on November 7


Voting on the official fossil of British Columbia ended almost exactly 1 year ago, but it's not official yet. If it's too late to add Buster's name into the ring maybe we can add "Official Dinosaur" to the list of Official Provincial Symbols?
posted by acroyear at 4:21 PM on November 7


Can they tell that a small, hornless triceratops-like dinosaur isn't just a juvenile one?
posted by knoyers at 11:02 PM on November 7


Can they tell that a small, hornless triceratops-like dinosaur isn't just a juvenile one?

I mostly skimmed the article for pictures (there's pictures of bones!) but there were words about relative length of this that and the other.
posted by readinghippo at 11:13 AM on November 8


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