Name of new flying dinosaur honours former Winton Mayor

Derek Barry
October 5 2019 - 6:00am
Ferrodraco lentoni was named in honour of former mayor of Winton, Butch Lenton, who died in 2017.
Ferrodraco lentoni was named in honour of former mayor of Winton, Butch Lenton, who died in 2017.

A new dinosaur discovered by scientists at Winton's Australian Age of Dinosaurs has been named in honour of a well known former mayor who died in office in 2017.

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Derek Barry

Derek Barry

Editor, the North West Star

Editor of the North West Star Mount Isa since January 2016. Prior to that, an editor at several regional southern Queensland newspapers. Passionate about telling local stories. Comes with a strange accent to due an Irish accident of birth.

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