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Researchers have uncovered a new species of plant-eating dinosaur in Alaska, according to a report published Tuesday.The differences were not immediately apparent because the Alaska dinosaurs were juveniles. Researchers teased out differences in the Alaska fossils, Druckenmiller said, by plotting growth trajectories and by comparing them with juvenile Edmontosaurus bones. Museum scientists have excavated and catalogued more than 6,000 bones from the species, more than any other Alaska dinosaur.Florida State University researcher Gregory Erickson, who specializes in using bone and tooth histology to interpret the paleobiology of dinosaurs, also was part of the study.Researchers are working to name other Alaska dinosaurs.
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