Newly Discovered Dinosaur Sported Wing-Shaped Crest On Head
Known as Mercuriceratops gemini, the dino reportedly had unique bony, wing-like protrusions on top of its head.By Danny Matteson | June 19, 2014
It’s the newest name in dinosaurs, and it might have some of the strangest headgear to date.
Paleontologists recently discovered this new dino — now known as Mercuriceratops gemini. It's a horned dinosaur, with unique boney, wing-like protrusions on top of its head. (Via Cleveland Museum of Natural History)
It kind of looks like the triceratops we know and love — but about half the size at about 20 feet long and weighing around 2 tons. (Via BBC)