Move Over Caribou

Pictured above is the new quarter that the Royal Canadian Mint is unveiling on March 12.

In place of the usual caribou, it features a prehistoric creature called a Quetzalcoatlus that inhabited the Western Interior Sea that ran from the Arctic to the Gulf of Mexico during the Late Cretacious period around 65 million years ago.

As an added feature, the image apparently glows in the dark. Read more on the Royal Canadian Mint website here.

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4 thoughts on “Move Over Caribou”

  1. The skeleton image makes way more sense than the other one.The other one,makes the creature to be 3 legged.

    Couldn’t the mint pu.(cgi), both wings above ground level?

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