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RE: Dino Article in Science News



An artist's depiction of the _Triceratops_ bristles (more like spines in the 
restoration) can be found here:
 
http://www.triunecommunications.com/cc/contentpages.html
 
Guy Leahy

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> Date: Sun, 17 Jan 2010 09:39:53 +0000
> From: bh480@scn.org
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Subject: Dino Article in Science News
>
> From: Ben Creisler bh480@scn.org
>
> Dino Article in Science News
> In case this article has not been mentioned, the Jan. 30
> issue of Science News features on article on the
> appearance of dinosaurs:
>
> http://www.sciencenews.org/view/feature/id/54187/title/Dres
> sing_up_dinos
>
> Among the items of interest is mention of possible
> bristlelike structures on Triceratops, suggesting
> ceratopsians in general may have sported psittacosaur-type
> bristles:
>
> "The recent discovery of a Triceratops fossil that
> included skin impressions provided surprising information:
> The creature may have sported bristlelike structures. “The
> skin is unlike anything we’d expected,” says Bob Bakker, a
> paleontologist and a visiting curator at the Houston
> Museum of Natural Science."
>
>
>