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In the Gobi Desert found a large skeleton of a dinosaur - media


According to experts, remains belong to a herbivorous dinosaur to the zauropod living 70 million years ago. The group of the Japanese and Mongolian scientists during the joint research in the territory of the Gobi Desert found a skeleton of a large dinosaur. The Jiji agency reported about it. According to experts, the found bones with a high share of probability belong to a zauropod, and their age reaches 70 million years. These herbivorous dinosaurs lived during the Jurassic and cretaceous periods on all continents. Their length could exceed 20 m, and weight was from 15 to 30 tons. They without effort survived in an arid climate and other extreme conditions. Among the found bones a coxofemoral and tail part of a skeleton, including a big femur 1,55 m long are main. Scientists note that it is one of the largest samples found in this region at excavation of the layer of earth corresponding to the late Cretaceous. During the expedition they could find the hardened trace of the biped herbivorous dinosaur belonging to group of ornitopod. Its sizes are 86 by 115 cm that is close to record indicators for all history of carrying out excavation. At the same time the dinosaur was probably quite large representative of the group and reached in length of 17 m - 5 m more, than the well-known carnivorous tyrannosaur. Earlier at an auction sold skeletons of dinosaurs for two million dollars. The USA found a new species of a dinosaur of News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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