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Fossils of Torvosaurus, a large Jurassic-era theropod predator, were first unearthed in North America in 1971, later being named Torvosaurus tanneri. Examples of this dinosaur had not existed elsewhere until 2000...
Scientists working in Angola said they have discovered the countryâ€™s first fossil of a dinosaur, and that it represents a new genus of long-necked, plant-eating sauropod, which is among the largest creatures that have ever walked the earth.
Paleontologists say Angola is fast becoming a "museum in the ground" for rare dinosaur fossils, where some are actually sticking out of the ground.
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