Fragments of long-bodied dino found in Argentina
By Ashley Yeager, 12:19 PM May 14, 2014
Fossils of a new species of long-necked, long-tailed dinosaur have been found in Argentina. Named Leinkupal laticauda, the diplodocid sauropod belongs to a family of dinosaurs that were among the longest creatures to walk on Earth. L. laticauda represents the first of this kind of sauropod found in South America and the youngest identified to date.
Based on the rock where the fossils were found, scientists estimate that L. laticauda survived into the early Cretaceous period, which began about...
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