Photo: "Dinosaur Mummy" Found; Has Intact Skin, Tissue



A newly found "dino mummy" has exquisitely preserved bones, skin, and possibly muscle and internal organs, scientists have announced.

The duck-billed dinosaur, named Dakota, is already changing theories of how the extinct creatures looked and moved—and may contain preserved ancient proteins that could better reveal the dino family tree.

Photograph by Tyler Lyson © 2007 National Geographic


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