At the end of last summer, on my way out of Salt Lake City, Utah, I encountered a dinosaur I had never seen before in the halls of the Utah Museum of Natural History. Lying on its side was an impressive skull bristling with horns, and the placard identified it as an as-yet-unpublished creature informally known as the "Last Chance Ceratopsian" for the name of the stream near which it was found in the southern part of the state. (Though, if you read Scott Sampson's
Even better, there may be a second species of Diabloceratops waiting to be described from the Cretaceous strata of southern Utah. While Kirkland and de Blieux were not able to confidently give it a taxonomic assignment, they mention a second skull which is very similar to, yet slightly distinct from, the better-preserved "Last Chance" specimen. As Scott Sampson has stressed on his blog, there is still a lot of interesting new material being found from these sites, and who knows what else will be found?