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2011-03-24 11:10:00

Scientists of the Egidio Feruglio Museum revealed a new type of dinosaur that was discovered in the North Central Province of Chubut – the Leonerasaurus Taquetransis.

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2010-09-09 05:50:00

Paleontologists in Spain have discovered a near-complete fossil of a bizarre new hump-backed dinosaur they believe predates the well-known dinosaurs that once ruled the Earth.

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2009-02-17 10:40:00

A researcher said Monday that scientists have found fossil remains of an omnivorous dinosaur in Argentina, a missing link to the carnivores.

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2008-10-29 15:15:00

New research from the University of Calgary and the Royal Tyrrell Museum in Alberta, Canada, finds that the Tyrannosaurus rex tops the list of carnivorous dinosaurs when it comes to sense of smell.

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2008-09-30 13:36:38

Paleontologists have discovered the remains of a large meat-eating dinosaur with a breathing apparatus much like a modern bird, fortifying the link between birds and dinosaurs and helping to explain the evolution of birds' unique system of breathing.

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2006-04-17 17:50:00

Scientists are learning more about what appears to be one of the biggest meat-eating dinosaurs known, a two-legged beast whose bones were found several years ago in the fossil-rich Patagonia region of Argentina.


Latest Giganotosaurus Reference Libraries

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2009-09-29 14:39:46

Giganotosaurus, meaning "giant southern lizard", is a genus of dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period (98 to 96 million years ago). It thrived during the Cenomanian stage in what is now Argentina. The type species, G. carolinii, was named for Ruben Carolini, who discovered the fossils in 1993 in what is now known as the Candeleros Formation. The findings were published in the journal Nature in 1995. This was one of the largest known terrestrial carnivores to roam the planet. It was...

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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.