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Flamboyant dinosaur with elaborate orange horns dubbed 'sexy beast'

Posted on AllSides June 20th, 2024
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What connects flamboyant dressing, the Norse god Loki and ancient reptiles? Surprisingly, scientists say the answer is a newly discovered horned dinosaur that roamed the swamps of Montana 78 million years ago. Lokiceratops rangiformis – which loosely means 'Loki’s horned face that looks like a caribou’ – sported some of the biggest and most flamboyant horns of any dinosaur. And, at 27ft (6.7m) long and weighing 11,000lbs (5 tonnes), scientists say this 'sexy beast' is the biggest horned dinosaur ever found in North America. But according to the dino's co-discoverer...

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