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The best-known fossils for the general public are the giant, prehistoric dinosaurs. The fossilized skeletons of these huge, ancient creatures can be seen in many museums and dinosaur theme park. They record the documentation of the evolution and history of life on Earth. Our knowledge of dinosaurs comes from these assembled skeletons and fossilized bones. […]

Yandusaurus is a genus of herbivorous basal euornithopod dinosaur from the Bathonian age (middle Jurassic, approximately 169 to 163 Ma) of China. In January 1973 the Museum of the Salt Industry at Zigong in Sichuan was warned that during construction activities with a composter at Jinzidang near the Honghe dam inadvertently a dinosaur skeleton had […]