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    Dragon-Like Nodosaur ‘Mummy’ Goes on Display in Canada

    Life, uh, finds a way. The immaculately preserved remains of a 112 million-year-old armored dinosaur are finally making their debut in an Alberta museum after undergoing 7,000 hours of preparation over five years. The striking nodosaur, which some say resembles a sleeping dragon, has been called a “dinosaur mummy” thanks to the exceptional condition of its spikes, skin and scales. Paleontologists say the remarkable preservation of the 3,000-pound, 18-foot-long creature could unlock the secrets of armored ankylosaurs’ formidable defenses.

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