Massive dinosaur skeleton found

It’s official: an Argentine dinosaur as heavy as a Boeing 737 is the biggest ever discovered.

The dinosaur weighed more than 65,000kg a new study says. It was some 37 metres long. That makes the animal not just the biggest known dinosaur but also the biggest known land animal ever. Only a few whale species are heftier — and this dinosaur’s bones show it was still growing.

Scientists have called the gigantic vegetarian dinosaur Patagotitan mayorum, in honor of the Argentine region of Patagonia and the Mayo family, owners of the Patagonian farm where a worker stumbled on the fossil in 2010.

Scientists have excavated fossils of six different Patagotitan specimens from the Mayo family farm. The 150 bones include examples of 30% of the animal’s skeleton, which to scientists is almost as mind-boggling as the animal’s weight.

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Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

AWESOME !!!

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

Wow this is a BIG discovery

Abraham
Abraham
3 years ago

thats awesome!

Josh
Josh
3 years ago

Awesome news I can’t believe that it weighs that much. I am happy that I was not alive when dinosaurs were.

Cormac
Cormac
3 years ago

This Is very cool it lets you know that whales are not one of the biggest animals that ever live

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

this is amazing

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

That’s so cool

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

That’s amazing news

Anonymous
Anonymous
3 years ago

wow i love dinosaur

callum cameron
callum cameron
10 months ago

i’m glad i wasn’t alive back then ???

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