Bigger Than T-Rex? As Heavy as the Space Shuttle?

Meet the new heavyweight champion of dinosaurs: Patagotitan mayorum. This article in the Austin American Statesman provides more information about this gigantic dinosaur, now considered the biggest of a group of large dinosaurs called titanosaurs. The fossils were found in southern Argentina in 2012.

As reported in the story:”There was one small part of the family that went crazy on size,” said Diego Pol of the Egidio Feruglio paleontology museum in Argentina, co-author of the study published Tuesday in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

“There was one small part of the family that went crazy on size,” said Diego Pol of the Egidio Feruglio paleontology museum in Argentina, co-author of the study published Tuesday in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B.

You’ll find links to other articles about this giant thunder lizard within altogether interesting.

 

 

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