Newly discovered dinosaur species named after Hogwarts

  May 19, 2006 at 4:42 PM ET
  Geri     HPANA (via Forbes.com)
  Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry


A newly discovered dinosaur species has been named 'Dracorex hogwartsia' after the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, made popular in JK Rowling's Harry Potter books.

In a specialopens in new window satellite video feed on Monday, May 22, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission paleontologist Robert Sullivan will describe the naming of the newly discovered dinosaur species.

UPDATE: You can read additional information hereopens in new window as well as view a drawing of the dinosaur, thanks Amy.

UPDATE II: You can see some pictures courtesy of TLC hereopens in new window.

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