Giant-Nosed Dinosaur Was Hiding Under N.C. Museums’ Nose

September 20, 2014 1:50 AM

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Several new species of dinosaurs have been reported this year and while the a large spiny back has competed with largest body—period—have been competing for most prominent feature, the newest contender to enter the race this year will enter with its own unique characteristic: an especially long nose.

The newly discovered species has been named Rhinorex condrupus. Researchers at both North Carolina State University and Brigham Young University have learned that this species has the largest aquiline nose of any other creature from the Late Cretaceous period. This large duck-billed creature belongs...

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