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EXPLORE ANTARCTICA'S DINOSAUR FINDS

Augustana professor Dr. William R. Hammer is a veteran of 
Antarctic science and has created a web site to document 
some of the paleontology finds of Antarctica (including 
Cryolophosaurus ellioti.).During his fourth expedition, 
(1990-91 field season), Hammer and his field team, which 
also included Augustana graduate William J. Hickerson, 
made a major find. At an elevation of approximately 14,000 
feet on Mt. Kirkpatrick not far from the South Pole, the team 
excavated Antarctica's first dinosaur along with bones from 
several other animals.
Go to 
http://helios.augustana.edu:80/geology/antrcta/antrctca.html 
to learn more about these finds.
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VISIT THE TOROSAURUS WEB SITE

Torosaurus is a rare genus of ceratopsian dinosaur and now 
has a dedicated web site.  It is known mostly from partial 
skulls found scattered from Saskatchewan to Texas. It lived 
about 67-65 million years ago, during the late Cretaceous. 
It's claim to fame is its huge skull, measuring up to nine feet 
long, the largest of any land animal. Torosaurus could easily 
have been a member of an evolutionary freak show, with 
wild head gear such as a long bony frill, two three foot long 
brow horns, yet another horn over the nose and a long, 
narrow beak. Strangely, though the frill is the most fragile of 
the skull's components (as thin as seven millimeters in 
places), it is the most commonly identified part.
Go to 
http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/Hangar/3404/ to 
learn more about this dinosaur.