In this 2014 photo released by the University of Alaska Museum of the North, the campsite for the researchers is seen at the dig site along the Colville River near Nuiqsut, Alaska. (Greg Erickson/UA Museum of the North via AP)
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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.The dinosaurs grew up to 30 feet (9 meters) long.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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