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WWF, forest officials claim discovery of stegodon in Saharanpur district

A team of forest officials and World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) have claimed to have discovered fossil of a stegodon – a now-extinct elephant species known as Proboscideans – in Saharanpur district, Uttar Pradesh. The fossil is believed to be 5 to 8 million years old. The presence of stegodons shows the existence of ..



Tyrannosaurus rex as much bigger

Tyranosaurus rex has a living weight of 8, 800 kilo grams. They are 66 million years old. It was first discovered in Canada in 1991. A team of Paleontologists at University of Alberta came to this conclusion after measuring its skull, hip and limbs. The skeleton was put together in Canada after a hard work ..