Fossil experts from The Denver Museum of Nature & Science have revealed new findings from the Highlands Ranch construction site where nearly a dozen of dinosaur fossils have already been uncovered.
A limb bone and several ribs were among the first fossils to be discovered as of early May 2019. The giant fossils are believed to belong to a single-horned dinosaur, ranging from 66 to 68 million years old.
Among the latest discoveries are a scapula and skull from a single-horned dinosaur, according to fossil experts from The Denver Museum of Nature & Science.
One of the fossils is now on display and others are being cleaned in the fossil preparation lab for the Prehistoric Journey Exhibition at The Denver Museum of Nature & Science.
Dr. Tyler Lyson (curator of vertebrate paleontology), Natalie Toth (senior fossil preparator), and the museum team, as well as Wind Crest and Brinkmann will continue to work together to safely dig and explore the site as they search for the remaining fossil parts.
The dig site is on private property amid an active construction site and is not accessible to the public.
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