Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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PR06 - (Mba-Morden-Mosasaur)

MORDEN. x-10s. The Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre in southwestern Manitoba unveiled its latest mosasaur (MOH'-suh-soar) skeleton today. The museum in Morden is already home to Bruce -- the largest mosasaur in Canada -- and his companion Suzy. Curator and paleontologist Victoria Markstrom says the new specimen is different with razor-like teeth rather than the crocodile teeth the other specimens have. It's also much smaller -- three-point-seven metres -- compared with 13-metre-long Bruce. Markstrom says it's because the new creature was found on Vancouver Island.

("... living there.") (Source: The Canadian Press)

TAG: Markstrom says not many mosasaurs have been found in that area, so there is still a lot to learn. …

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