The bones are actually those of a torosaurus, researchers from the Denver Museum of Nature and Science said. That's another, much rarer horned dinosaur.
Michael Getty, a revered local paleontologist, collapsed while excavating a triceratops earlier this year in Thornton and later died.
When we met Getty last week he seemed healthy. More so, he seemed excited to talk about work on this new discovery that he was in charge of overseeing.
Did you geek out on the Thornton triceratops? Denver Museum of Nature and Science is accepting volunteers into its 2018 fossil prep program.
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