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  • Ryvaeus
    +1

    They could have gone with any possible name. Why that?

    • NinjaKlaus
      +2

      They are usually named after the team or person that finds them. The article says this about the naming:

      The lumbering creature is named Wendiceratops pinhornensis, after the fossil hunter Wendy Sloboda, who first discovered the trove of some 200 bones in southern Alberta, Canada

      With all these new older dino's they are finding it might be time to reboot the Land Before Time series, The Old Land Before Time.

      • Ryvaeus
        +2

        That's what I get for skimming over the already-short article. I completely missed "Named after the fossil hunter who found the bones," literally the third sentence in the article. Oops!

        I agree with the LBT reboot. The Land Before The Land Before Time.