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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP27 Sep 2018 9:30 p.m. PST

…'Giant Thunderclap at Dawn'.

"The discovery of a new Jurassic dinosaur in South Africa shows that the transition from small, two-legged creatures to the thunderously huge long-necked dinosaurs wasn't a straightforward process.

Introducing Ledumahadi mafube, an early Jurassic dinosaur whose name means "giant thunderclap at dawn" in the African Sesotho language. The partial skeleton of this quadrupedal prosauropod, a distant relative of the giant long-necked sauropods like Brontosaurus and Diplodocus, was found sticking out of a cliff near Clarens, a town that's close to the border of South Africa and Lesotho…."


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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP28 Sep 2018 12:02 p.m. PST

Dany?… (smile)


Cacique Caribe28 Sep 2018 12:39 p.m. PST

Wow, and it seems that he had a thumb spike like the Iguanodon but smaller.

Or was it an opposable thumb? :)


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