The exhibits team reassembles Akainacephalus johnsoni in its new home.
Exhibits manager Timothy Lee secures the tail base on Akainacephalus johnsoni.
The spiky, heavily ornamented skull of Akainacephalus johnsoni. Its unique skull isn't like the smooth skulls of other ankylosaurs found in North America. Rather, it looks more like ankylosaurs found in Asia, suggesting that it evolved from Asian ancestors.
Exhibits preparator Emily Szalay puts a few final touches on the reassembled skeleton of Akainacephalus johnsoni.
Expert preparator Randy Johnson, after whom the species was named, spent hundreds of hours removing the Akainacephalus johnsoni skeleton from the surrounding rock and debris.
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