“Dinosaur Mummy” Found; Has Intact Skin, Tissue

Publication: National Geographic News   Date: December 3, 2007   View Article

Scientists today announced the discovery of an extraordinarily preserved “dinosaur mummy” with much of its tissues and bones still encased in an uncollapsed envelope of skin.

Preliminary studies of the 67-million-year-old hadrosaur, named Dakota, are already altering theories of what the ancient creatures’ skin looked like and how quickly they moved, project researchers say.

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