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RE: British Columbia bones could be new dinosaur species
This must be a paper they're referring to...
Victoria M. Arbour and Milton C. Graves (2008). An ornithischian dinosaur from
the Sustut Basin, north-central British Columbia, Canada.
Abstract: "Dinosaur bones were discovered in 1971 during uranium exploration in
the Sustut Basin, northern British Columbia, Canada. These bones have more
recently been prepared and described and represent an indeterminate cerapodan
dinosaur. Although dinosaur bones have been reported from British Columbia
before now, this specimen represents their earliest recorded discovery from the
province. The bones were collected from loose blocks in a talus slope, near
the intersection of Birdflat Creek and the Sustut River. They are encased in
hard siltstone that shares characteristics with adjacent outcrops of the Upper
Cretaceous Brothers Peak Formation. Bones collected include the right humerus,
right radius, the distal portion of the right tibia and fibula, two right pedal
phalanges, including two unguals, and several unidentifiable fragments."
The material is regarded as Cerapoda incertae sedis. It may referrable to
Ornithopoda, Pachycephalosauria, or both, given that the relative size of some
elements suggest that more than one individual is present. Some elements were
preserved in articulation (or sem-articulation), such as the phalanges.
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