Research Team Discovers ‘Lost World’ of Cold Weather Dinosaurs – Florida State Video

A collaborative team between Florida State University and the University of Alaska Fairbanks has spent the last five years digging in a remote bone-bed of dinosaur remains in the remote Prince Creek Formation in Alaska. FSU Professor Gregory Erickson is excited for the new species of duck-billed dinosaurs uncovered in the dig and believes it opens up a lost province of arctic adapted dinosaurs.

The new dino, Ugrunaaluk kuukpikensis, is closely related to Edmontosauras, another duck-billed dinosaur found further south near Alberta, Montana, and South Dakota, but several structural differences in adult skeletons helped Erickson and Pat Druckenmiller of the University of Alaska Fairbanks determine it is in fact a different species.

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