A 12-year-old found a 69 million-year-old dinosaur fossil while hiking with his dad
Paleontologist. What a way to start. A 12 year old Nathan Rushman is credited with finding a 69 million year old dinosaur fossil. He was out hiking with his dad this summer and al Verte Canada's badlands when they came across it, he says, it was pretty amazing Fossil was a humerus bone from the arm of a hadrosaur. That's a duck billed dinosaur. Nathan says the fossil was very obvious. He and his father's and photos to the Royal Terrell Museum of Paleontology, which identified it and they sent a team to the site. And they've uncovered at least 30 bones from a single dinosaur. Wins news time to 19.