Read All About It: Biggest-ever dinosaur found in Patagonia

October 29, 2018 - Less than a minute read

The Independent newspaper in the UK reports that scientists have uncovered the remains of the largest dinosaur ever found in Patagonia. The fossilized remains of six young adult Patagotitan mayorum dinosaurs, discovered in southern Argentina, have been dated to around 100 million years ago.

Quotable quote: “A study proclaims a newly named species the heavyweight champion of all dinosaurs, making the scary Tyrannosaurus rex look like a munchkin. At 76 tonnes (69 metric tonnes), the plant-eating behemoth was as heavy as a space shuttle.”

Catch the rest of the article by Seth Borenstein here

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