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Duck-Billed Dinosaur Had “Bizarre” Rooster’s Comb, Mummy Find Reveals

Edmontosaurus crest

Thanks to an ancient mummy, scientists now know that the duck-billed dinosaur Edmontosaurus regalis sported a snazzy ornament atop its head akin to a rooster’s red crest. This fleshy comb is the first soft-tissue display structure ever discovered in a dinosaur. The exact function of the dinosaur’s pliable crest is uncertain. But in their paper [...]

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