April 4, 2019

Tiny Texas Dinosaur in Perot Museum's Life Then and Now Hall Has Been Named 35 Years After Discovery

A small, birdlike dinosaur, whose remains make up the largest trove of dinosaurs ever discovered in Texas, has officially been named Convolosaurus marri after SMU alumnus and patron Ray Marr. The specimen, whose new name translates to "flocking lizard," was discovered at Proctor Lake (southwest of Fort Worth) in 1985 and  is currently on display in the Perot Museum's Life Then and Now Hall. Photo credit The Dallas Morning News.

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