Newly Discovered Dinosaur Had a Huge Shnoz

September 20, 2014 5:52 AM

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Newly Discovered Dinosaur Had a Huge Shnoz

A newly discovered dinosaur once boasted a very impressive shnoz, but scientists are still trying to figure out the purpose of this distinctive nasal profile, according to a new study.

Named Rhinorex condrupus, meaning "King Nose," this hadrosaur lived during the Late Cretaceous period some 75 million years ago in what is now present-day Utah. This herbivore is closely related to other known hadrosaurs like Parasaurolophus and Edmontosaurus, species that are known for their bony c...

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