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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP09 May 2022 9:31 p.m. PST

… from Argentina

"The newly-identified dino species lived approximately 70 million years ago during the Early Creataceous epoch.

Scientifically named Guemesia ochoai, the ancient beast was a type of abelisaurid…"


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Personal logo Grelber Supporting Member of TMP10 May 2022 7:28 a.m. PST

Interesting creature.
It got me to wondering why dinosaurs that walked on two legs so often had stunty fore legs, since our own species so obviously finds larger fore legs so very useful (especially for gaming purposes!). Somebody has suggested it may have been due to a genetic defect.


Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP10 May 2022 3:15 p.m. PST



rvandusen Supporting Member of TMP02 Jul 2022 5:51 a.m. PST

I find it interesting that while the various Tyrannosaurs became the apex predators of the northern hemisphere, a variety of other giant theropods dominated the Southern hemisphere.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP05 Jul 2022 10:31 p.m. PST

Giant marine reptiles at 2,800 meters above sea level



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