Brazilian scientists announced the discovery of a dinosaur with a length of 25 meters, the largest ever found in the country.
The dinosaur named Austroposeidon magnificus it entered the group of titanosaurs, herbivorous dinosaur whose body is well developed with a long neck and tail, as well as the skull is relatively small, according to scientists at the Earth Sciences Museum in Rio de Janeiro.
|(Image for pictorial representation). Some of the largest dinosaurs lived in Brazil! (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1eiS1g)|
These dinosaurs are believed to have lived in the Cretaceous period (145-66 million years ago) in what is now part of South America, Africa, Antarctica and Oceania.
|Photo taken on Oct. 5, 2016 shows fossils of a dinosaur named "Austroposeidon Magnificus" in the Museum of Earth Sciences in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1eiSBf)|
The fossil of vertebrate dinosaur was discovered in 1950 by Brazilian paleontologist Llewellyn Ivor Price, who died in 1980 with no recognition of his discovery.
|Vertebrae of the ‘Austroposeidon magnificus’ dinosaur are displayed at the Earth Sciences Museum, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1eiS1g)|
Since then, the fossil has been analyzed and studied until the recent discovery announced on Wednesday, October 5, 2016 according to News China, Thursday, October 6, 2016.. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | XINHUA.NET | THE GUARDIAN]
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