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Steve
12-04-2007, 06:09 PM
This is amazing. I think this is the first time a mummified dinosaur has been found. You can even see the scales of it's skin!

http://i.l.cnn.net/cnn/2007/TECH/science/12/03/dinosaur.mummy.ap/art.dino.scales.ap.jpg

Isn't that cool!

'Mummy' yields rock-solid info on dinosaurs (http://www.cnn.com/2007/TECH/science/12/03/dinosaur.mummy.ap/index.html) - One of the most complete dinosaur mummies ever found is revealing secrets locked away for millions of years, bringing researchers as close as they will ever get to touching a live dino.

The fossilized duckbilled hadrosaur is so well preserved that scientists have been able to calculate its muscle mass and learn that it was more muscular than thought, probably giving it the ability to outrun predators such as T. rex.

ritchiem
12-04-2007, 07:18 PM
That is amazing...I have always been interested in Dino's.

Steve
12-04-2007, 08:35 PM
Yeah I think it's really cool because you get a chance to see how the skin formed. It's also so old! 60+ million years old! That is amazing!