Paleontologists discover new species of sauropod dinosaur in Tanzania

Reconstruction of the new titanosaur and the landscape in which it lived, in what is now Tanzania. Paleontologists have identified a new species of titanosaurian dinosaur. The research is reported in a paper published this week in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology and is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
The new species is a member of the gigantic, long-necked sauropods. Its fossil remains were recovered from Cretaceous Period (70-100 million years ago) rocks in southwestern Tanzania.
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