Skip to comments.Huge dinosaur find in China 'may include new species'
Posted on 10/14/2009 7:48:21 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
BEIJING (AFP) Paleontologists in east China may have discovered the remains of a new species of dinosaur at what is said to be the world's largest group of fossilised dinosaur bones, state media said Wednesday.
Scientists in Zhucheng city, Shandong province, have for months been exploring a gully over 500 metres (1,650 feet) long and 26 metres deep that is strewn with thousands of dinosaur bones, the Jilu Evening News said.
Paleontologists believe that a fossilised skeleton dug up in Zhucheng and shipped to the China Academy of Sciences in Beijing last week could be a new species of dinosaur, the report said.
They have already dug up the biggest-ever or "duck-billed dinosaur" -- and found Asia's first remains of a ceratopsidae, or a giant horned dinosaur, it added.
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Obamasaurus.. it consumed entire economies. Extinct? not quite.
A worker is seen uncovering a piece of bone at a gully that is strewn with thousands of dinosaur bones in Zhucheng, northeast China's Shandong province, October 11. Paleontologists in east China may have discovered the remains of a new species of dinosaur at what is said to be the world's largest group of fossilised dinosaur bones. (AFP/File)
French researchers are excited by a recent discovery: the biggest dinosaur footprints in the world, left by giant sauropods that may have weighed 40 tonnes or more. VIDEO - Record dino prints found in France. Originally filed: 091009. Duration: 01:11. (AFPTV)
Big is Big but this one sounds HugH
.. or not. :-\
That was an interesting special on Ardi. 4.4 million years old. wow
Quite interesting, yes, and all the more so the hype that went with it.
Does it have feathers? If not, refill the hole and forget it!
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