North America’s Newest Centrosaurine is Also One of its Oldest The Royal Ontario Museum (Canada) put on exhibit this week the horned dinosaur Wendiceratops (W. pinhornensis) and what a splendid new addition this exhibit is. There has been lots of media coverage regarding this dinosaur, but we at Everything Dinosaur wanted to clarify three points […]
North America's Newest Centrosaurine is Also One of its Oldest The Royal Ontario Museum (Canada) put on exhibit this week the horned dinosaur Wendiceratops (W. pinhornensis) and what a splendid new addition this exhibit is. There has been lots of media coverage regarding this dinosaur, but we at Everything Dinosaur wanted to clarify three points […]
Buried on a hillside in the Alberta badlands, a group of horned dinosaurs lay at rest for 79 million years. Now, half a decade after first being spotted by a fossil hunter, their mystery has been uncovered. A team of Canadian scientists...Show More Summary
Paleontologists in Canada have uncovered a new species of horned dinosaur that’s the oldest known relative of Triceratops. Read more...
Cranial Anatomy of Wendiceratops pinhornensis gen. et sp. nov., a Centrosaurine Ceratopsid (Dinosauria: Ornithischia) from the Oldman Formation (Campanian), Alberta, Canada, and the Evolution of Ceratopsid Nasal Ornamentation. PLoS One, Evans & Ryan Coverage with audio interview at NPR PR at CMNH
Sasha Harris-Lovett, "Meet Wendiceratops, a horned dinosaur unlike any other", LA Times 7/8/2015: Move over Indominus Rex – scientists have discovered a previously unknown dinosaur in Canada that's cooler than any “Jurassic World” creation. And it’s real. The creature, a member of the family of horned dinosaurs, was an older cousin of Triceratops that lived […]
Scientists have published a study revealing that they have discovered a new species of horned dinosaur which has been named Wendiceratops pinhornensis, after Wendy Sloboda, who found the fossils in Canada's Alberta province.
A newly named dinosaur whose head frill was adorned with curly horns has joined the ranks of the legendary family that includes the Triceratops, paleontologists said Wednesday. The lumbering creature is named Wendiceratops pinhornensis,...Show More Summary
Move over Indominus Rex - scientists have discovered a previously unknown dinosaur in Canada that's cooler than any "Jurassic World" creation. And it's real.
The dinosaur's horns were key to mating
Paleontologists say its "gnarly" collar of curled horns "makes it one of the most striking horned dinosaurs ever found"
Scientists have discovered a striking new species of horned dinosaur based on fossils collected from a bone bed in southern Alberta, Canada. Wendiceratops pinhornensis was approximately 6 meters long and weighed more than a ton. It lived...Show More Summary
Say hello to one of Triceratops' oldest relatives. Scientists recently discovered the fossilized bones of a striking new species of horned dinosaur in southern Alberta, Canada. The 200-plus fossils are believed to have belonged to four specimens of Wendiceratops pinhornenis--three adults and one young dino. Show More Summary
A new species of horned ceratopsid dinosaur, Wendiceratops, has been discovered in Alberta, Canada, and it provides clues about the evolution about horns in dinosaurs and more.
Paleontologists just uncovered a treasure trove of more than 200 bones from a new species of dinosaur found in Alberta, Canada, and it’s a doozy: the animal, called Wendiceratops, boasts a massive crown of gnarly, hook-like horns and the earliest example of a big ‘ole face horn among horned dinos like Triceratops. Show More Summary
It’s a very exciting time to be a paleontologist interested in horned dinosaurs. New species are being described at an incredible rate. But, it’s not the fact that they are new that’s important–it’s what the fossils say about the evolution, anatomy, and … Continue reading » The post Welcome, Wendiceratops! appeared first on The Integrative Paleontologists.
The 79-million-year-old creature is the latest new species dug up by a team led by the ROM's curator of vertebrate paleontology. The Royal Ontario Museum has announced the official name and details about a newly discovered dinosaur — one of the oldest known members of the horned-face dinosaur family Ceratopsidae. Show More Summary
The skull of a horned dinosaur that was previously unknown to scientists and was unearthed in Canada is actually a relative of the Triceratops, researchers this week. The bones were found sticking out of a cliff along the Oldman River in southeastern Alberta about a decade ago. Show More Summary
Wear biomechanics in the slicing dentition of the giant horned dinosaur Triceratops. 2015. Science Advances. Modern reptilian teeth are constructed in such a way that they are used mostly for seizing, but not chewing, food. In contrast, the teeth of most herbivorous mammals self-wear with use to create complex file surfaces for mincing plants. Show More Summary
So a new dinosaur has been discovered, and has been given a rather colorful nickname due to its horn placement: The newly identified Regaliceratops peterhewsi has been informally named after Mike Mignola’s perpetually grumpy paranormal investigator (Hellboy,) owing to the presence of a pair of prominent horns just above its eyes. Show More Summary