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Nanuqsaurus hoglundi, a Pygmy Tyrannosaur

Caption: Paleontologists from the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas have discovered a new genus and species of a pygmy tyrannosaur that once roamed the ancient Arctic lands of Northern Alaska. The animal has been formally named Nanuqsaurus hoglundi.

Credit: ILLUSTRATION BY KAREN CARR

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