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Re: Bison alticornis

> Would I be correct in thinking that this beast was originaly named from a 
> single horn which had been disturbed and was found in sediments much younger 
> than those in which it had been originaly fossilized-this led Marsh to 
> belive it could not be a dinosaur. He identified it as a species of extinct 
> bison-hence the name-I belive the animal turned out to be a horned dinosaur.

     Actually I think the original horn came from the Denver Formation, 
which is quite late Maaastrichtian.

LN Jeff