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Dinosaur Sighting: Corythosaurus in Beijing

Most of the Dinosaur Sightings that come in are of Tyrannosaurus, so it was refreshing when a snapshot of a hadrosaur came our way. Reader Paul Trap sent us this snapshot of his son posing next to what would appear to be a Corythosaurus outside the Beijing Museum of Natural History. The crest on th...

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A Corythosaurus in Beijing. From reader Paul Trap.


Most of the Dinosaur Sightings that come in are of Tyrannosaurus, so it was refreshing when a snapshot of a hadrosaur came our way. Reader Paul Trap sent us this snapshot of his son posing next to what would appear to be a Corythosaurus outside the Beijing Museum of Natural History. The crest on the dinosaur's head is not quite right, though; it looks like a bit of a punk hadrosaur to me!

Have you spotted a dinosaur out in public? Take a picture and send it to us at dinosaursightings@gmail.com and you might see it here!
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