It’s unlike anything paleontologists have ever seen before.
The dinosaur fossil of a Nodosaur is the best preserved fossil of its kind and the oldest dinosaur ever found in Alberta.
Estimated at 110 million years old, the creature was found with its armoured skin and guts intact.
In the dinosaur’s time, the climate in Western Canada was more like southern Florida, according to National Geographic.
Fans of the prehistoric can see the fossil on display at the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Drumheller, Alta.
Watch the video above to find out more about the accidental discovery dug up on Canadian soil.
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