A Rare, New Dinosaur Called The Dineobellator Was Just Discovered In New Mexico’s Badlands

New Mexico’s arid badlands may be lacking water, but those colorful, surreal landscapes are hiding more than just incredible views. In fact, some of those concealed treasures are millions of years old.

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For more information about the new dinosaur, check out this link to the Scientific Reports journal the study was published in.

Looking for more evidence of dinosaurs in the Land of Enchantment. Be sure to pay a visit to Clayton Lake State Park to see a massive number of prehistoric fossils, including dinosaur footprints. Read more in A Trip To This Fossil Park In New Mexico Is An Adventure Like No Other.

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