Dinosaur News – Top 3 stories 03/03/2021

Dinosaur Found In Argentina Could Be Oldest Titanosaur Ever Discovered

The scientific council currently believes that the fossilised Titanosaur roamed the earth at the beginning of the Cretaceous period 140 million years ago in what is now Patagonia.

If the analysis is true it would mean that the long-necked giant Titanosaurs lived longer ago than previously thought.

Scientists Have Found Dust From The Asteroid That Wiped Out The Dinosaurs Inside The Crater It Left

There’s a lot of interesting facts in this news article, here’s an extract from it: More than 99% of all organisms that have ever lived on Earth are now extinct. Most of these just died out quietly. However, in Earth’s history, there have been five major mass extinction events – known as the big five – during which many species became extinct at the same time. – You can continue reading the article here.

New Sauropod Dinosaur Discovered In Uzbekistan

This new Dinosaur lived approximately 92 million years ago during the Turonian stage of the Late Cretaceous.

It is called the Dzharatitanis kingi, it belongs to Rebbachisauridae, a large family of plant-eating dinosaurs.

They discovered a single vertebra of the new dinosaur from the Bissekty Formation at Dzharakuduk in Navoi Viloyat, Uzbekistan.


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