Media Release: Industrial finds unearth palaeontological past

May 12, 2017 A new exhibit at the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology welcomes Albertans to discover spectacular fossil finds from across the province. As one of the best places in the world for fossil preservation and discovery, Alberta is an exciting window into prehistoric life. The museum’s new exhibit, Grounds for Discovery, showcases some of … Continue reading Media Release: Industrial finds unearth palaeontological past

Royal Tyrrell Museum announces new species of dinosaur

This morning, at 10:30 MST, the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology unveiled a new species of horned dinosaur in our latest exhibit, Fossils in Focus. This particular specimen is the most impressive horned dinosaur discovery since the Triceratops. Regaliceratops peterhewsi (68.5 - 67.5 million years) is a newly described genus and species of ceratopsid (horned … Continue reading Royal Tyrrell Museum announces new species of dinosaur

Potential New Species of Dinosaur Revealed by Floods in Southern Alberta

As a result of the 2013 floods in southern Alberta, the remains of a potential new species of a Late Cretaceous (100 – 66 million years old) duck-billed dinosaur was retrieved from Castle River by Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology staff.   Earlier this summer, fossil material was reported to the Museum by two men … Continue reading Potential New Species of Dinosaur Revealed by Floods in Southern Alberta