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Old 08-09-2017, 08:28 AM
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This seems to just be hitting the news now. A dinosaur whose fossil remains were found in Argentina in 2012 has been newly named Patagotian Mayorum and proclaimed to be the biggest land animal ever at 76 tons, 122 feet long, and 20 feet high at the shoulder, making it the biggest of a group of large dinosaurs called titanosaurs.

''Kristi Curry Rodgers, a paleontologist at Macalester College who wasn't part of the study, praised the work as important. She said the fact that Patagotitan's bones show signs that they haven't completed their growth "means that there are even bigger dinosaurs out there to discover." ''

Nature has produced some truly amazing animals in Earth's history.
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Old 08-10-2017, 10:11 AM
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Truly amazing! Thank you!
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Old 08-12-2017, 06:37 PM
Location: So Cal
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Can you imagine?? Mind-blowing.

I thought it was funny how the head of the museum's reproduction of the dinosaur doesn't even fit into the room. That'd be cool to see in person.

The museum has a short video about it:

The Titanosaur

Great thread, OP!
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