Sunday, August 2, 2015

Mummified Brachylophosaurus Dinosaur Tail Fossil

These pictures show the mummified remains of a duck billed dinosaur's tail. The dinosaur is known as Brachylophosaurus canadensis. It was found in the Judith River Formation of Phillips County Montana USA. The fossil dates to the late Cretaceous Period.

Fossils were on display at Children's Museum of Indianapolis Dinosphere exhibit as of July 2015. The museum has named this fossil creature Leonardo.

The museum was founded in 1925 and consists of an approximate 44,000 square meter facility on a 29 acre area site. Their natural science collection contains more than 10,000 items. Some of the items in the collection are the dinosaur Dracorex hogwartsia, fossil of teenage T.rex, Christensen Mastodon, 3.5-4 billion year old Acasta Gneiss, and the Geisler geological collection. Learn more at this link.