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‘Skin Bones’ Helped Large Dinosaurs Survive
2011-11-30 05:10:20

Bones contained entirely within the skin of some of the largest dinosaurs on Earth might have stored vital minerals to help the massive creatures survive and bear their young in tough times.

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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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2010-05-03 09:35:52

In 1895, the sister of an eccentric paleontologist called Franz Baron Nopcsa discovered small dinosaur bones on their family estate in Transylvania.

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2010-03-02 08:17:17

The remains of a new herbivorous sauropod dinosaur, discovered near the world-famous Carnegie Quarry in Dinosaur National Monument, may help explain the evolution of the largest land animals ever to walk the earth.

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2009-10-07 14:15:00

French researchers claim they have uncovered what are likely the biggest dinosaur footprints in the world, left by giant sauropods that may have weighed 40 tons or more.

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2009-08-27 14:01:57

Paleontologists in Australia have discovered a new species of dinosaur on a sheep farm in the northern state of Queensland.

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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.

2008-10-17 21:00:07

Researchers said a dinosaur graveyard discovered in Utah holds a wealth of fossils from the Jurassic and Cretaceous periods.

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2007-10-16 00:00:00

The skeleton of what is believed to be a new dinosaur species - a 105-foot plant-eater that is among the largest dinosaurs ever found - has been uncovered in Argentina, scientists said Monday.

2006-08-29 00:50:00

Scientists on Monday unveiled a replica of a skeleton scientists said was from the largest dinosaur species yet discovered in Brazil - a mid-sized herbivore that roamed central Brazil some 80 million years ago during the late Cretaceous period.


Latest Titanosaurs Reference Libraries

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2012-03-21 22:48:02

Sauroposeidon, meaning “earthquake god lizard,” is a genus of sauropods dinosaur from the Aptian and Albian ages of the Early Cretaceous Period (110 million years ago). It was discovered in the southeast region of Atoka County, Oklahoma, not far from the border of Texas, in a claystone outcrop. The fossils were initially misidentified as pieces of petrified wood when they were found in 1994. A more detailed analysis in 1999 revealed they were truly dinosaurian bones. They were formally...

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2010-09-16 16:28:12

Tastavinsaurus, meaning "Tastavins River lizard," is a genus of sauropod dinosaur from the Early Cretaceous Period of what is now Spain. It belongs to the family Titanosauriformes, which is one of the largest sauropod groups, and also contains most of the largest dinosaurs to ever walk the planet. The type species, T. sanzi, is named in honor of Spanish paleontologist Jose Luis Sanz. Tastavinsaurus is known from a partial skeleton. Photo Copyright and Credit

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2010-02-22 15:00:01

Paralititan, meaning "near sea titan", is a genus of titanosaurian sauropod dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period of what is now Egypt. It was the discovered in the Bahariya Formation in 1935. The type species, P. stromeri, was named in 2001 to honor Ernst Stromer von Reichenbach, a German paleontologist who discovered dinosaurs in this area in the early 1900s. The humerus of Paralititan is 5.5 feet long, much longer than other known Cretaceous sauropod. Little is known of Paralititan,...

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2010-02-16 15:48:49

Adamantisaurus, meaning "Adamantina lizard", is a genus of titanosaurian sauropod dinosaur from the Turonian-Maastrichtian stages of the Late Cretaceous Period (93 to 70 million years ago). It lived in what is now South America. It was discovered in the Adamantina Formation in the Bauru Group of geologic formations. The remains of Adamantisaurus were first mentioned in 1959, but the dinosaur was not named until 2006 by Brazilian paleontologists Rodrigo Santucci and Reinaldo Bertini. It...

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2010-02-04 11:55:28

Rinconsaurus is a genus of sauropod dinosaur from the Late Cretaceous Period. It lived in what is now Argentina. It was discovered in 1997 in the Neuquen province of Argentina. It was described by Calvo and Riga in 2003, based on three incomplete skeletons that included the vertebrae, limbs, scapula, hips, and several ribs. Some cranial fragments and a few teeth have also been found. The type species is R. caudamirus. The genus was named for the location of the discovery: Rincón de los...

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