Right side of Borealopelta markmitchelli’s head | Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology

Exceptionally Well-Preserved Dinosaur Had Hefty Armor and Elaborate Camouflage

The fossilized Borealopelta markmitchelli (nodosaur for short) is so well preserved, evidence of the animal’s last meal remains in its gut.

An illustration of the 110-million-year-old Borealopelta markmitchelli discovered in Alberta, Canada | Royal Tyrrell Museum of Paleontology
Frontal view of Borealopelta markmitchelli | Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology