This fossil Trichoderma The world of dating has been very complete since the end of Cretaceous. Weighing over 200 kilograms, its skull, its spine, its joints and its tendons help to better understand the ecology of this endangered species.
67 million years ago, at the end of Cretaceous, a model Scary In Montana, he probably died near a river or in a stream bed. Its quick burial Until 2014 it was found to be under 3.5 meters . Its excavation required more than a year of work to clean and prepare large volumes of rock; Transporting it to the Melbourne Museum sometimes requires boxes that measure the size of a .
One Trichoderma 85% complete
The fossil individual was named “Horidus”, the most complete after the name of the species. Known to this day. The skeleton is actually 85% complete, containing more than 260 bones and weighing more than a ton, of which more than 260 Of . The protection of the skeleton is very exceptional, with visible records of skin and ligaments in some bones. The gender of the individual could not be determined, but the ratings did indicate itHorror Almost measured . The giant fossil was acquired by a museum in Melbourne, Australia, and has been on display there since March this year. Waiting to face D. Haridas Can be seen in Australia .
Triserodops were as tall as a Melbourne tram: 2m high, 8m long. Artist Representation. © Raul Ramos, Melbourne Museum
This fossil is the rosette stone for understanding trichoratops. © Melbourne Museum