Manitoba

Morden's 'Bruce' the mosasaur gets his own stamp

A world-record holding dinosaur fossil from Morden, Man., is the inspiration for a new Canada Post stamp.

Canada Post unveils series of dinosaur stamps to go on sale Monday

A world-record holding dinosaur fossil from Morden, Man., is the inspiration for a new Canada Post stamp.
Bruce, a mosasaur fossil on display in Morden, Man., is the inspiration for a new stamp in a Canada Post series on dinosaurs. (Courtesy Canada Post)

'Bruce' holds the Guinness World Record for being the largest mosasaur skeleton in the world.

The mosasaur was a giant sea-dwelling reptile that could open its jaws like a snake and swallow prey whole. Bruce's fossil is on display at the Canadian Fossil Discovery Centre in Morden, Man.

Bruce's stamp is part of a five-stamp series that feature 3D-style dinosaur paintings.

Bruce was painted by paleo-artist Julius Csotonyi.

The stamps go on sale on April 13.

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