Utah Researchers Discover New Dinosaur Species

Dr. Randall Irmis speaks at a press conference at the Natural History Museum of Utah on November 6, 2013. Irmis and his team announced the discovery of a previously unknown dinosaur species.

Dr. Randall Irmis speaks at a press conference at the Natural History Museum of Utah on November 6, 2013. Irmis and his team announced the discovery of a previously unknown dinosaur species. A skeletal model of the dinosaur stands behind Irmis.

(KCPW News) Researchers announced the discovery of a new dinosaur species at the Natural History Museum of Utah on Wednesday. The specimen was found in southern Utah in November 2009, and it is an ancestor to the well-known Tyrannosaurus rex.

KCPW’s Ryan Cunningham reports.

Play