The Journey of the Albertosaurus Discovery



The amazing fossil discovery of a huge carnivorous dinosaur in southern Alberta a century ago has been retraced and explored by a Canadian paleontologist.

Philip Currie, professor and Canada Research Chair in dinosaur paleobiology at the University of Alberta, recreated the voyage of dinosaur hunter Barnum Brown this past summer to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Brown's discovery of Albertosaurus. The huge carnivore is closely related to Tyrannosaurus rex.

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