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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP15 Aug 2017 11:31 a.m. PST

"In 2014, University of Alberta paleontology student Aaron J. van der Reest discovered an intact troodontid pelvis in Dinosaur Provincial Park, leading him to take a closer look at previously collected troodontid cranial bones from southern Alberta.

"That's when everything fell together and we were able to confirm that there were in fact two different species named Latenivenatrix mcmasterae and Stenonychosaurus inequalis in the Dinosaur Park Formation, instead of just one," van der Reest said.

Up until then, the vast majority of troodontid specimens found in North America had been classified as Troodon formosus…"

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