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Discovery of Bones of Pliosaur reptiles

Recently, people have discovered the bones of Pliosaur in a cornfield in the Polish village of Krzyzanowice. Pliosaurs were aquatic carnivorous reptiles that lived between 220 and 70 million years ago. They are classified in the order Plesiosauria along with their long-necked relatives, the plesiosaurs. They were characterized by massive heads, short necks, and streamlined tear-shaped ..

Adratiklit Boulahfa

Adratiklit Boulahfa is a new species of stegosaurus discovered by the scientists. Scientists have dated it to 168 million years ago. This makes it the oldest known member of that group of dinosaurs ever known. The remains were discovered in the Middle Atlas Mountains of Morocco. It is also the first stegosaurus to be found ..

A site containing 220-million-year-old fossilized remains of dinosaurs discovered in Argentina

A site containing the 220-million-year-old fossilized remains of nearly a dozen dinosaurs has been discovered in western Argentina. According to Argentinian paleontologist Ricardo Martinez of the University of San Juan, there are almost ten different individuals, with practically no sediment. The discovery is doubly important because there are at least 7 or 8 individuals of ..