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Sail-backed Dinosaur Remains Found in Northeastern Spain

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Along a lush river delta in what is now northeastern Spain, a herd of dinosaurs munched on ferns and conifers similar to modern-day cypresses 125 million years ago. These creatures stood out from the others in this Cretaceous Period landscape by virtue of the unusual sail-like structure on their backs, and experts today can only hypothesize about its function. Scientists announced Wednesday the discovery near the town of Morella of the fossil remains of a medium-sized dinosaur they...

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