December 22, 2012

Giant Tooth Hints at Monumental 'Titanosaur'

Michael Marshall, NewScientist


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They were the biggest animals ever to walk the Earth – now a new fossil suggests the largest sauropod dinosaurs were even bigger than we thought.

Sauropods were enormous plant-eating beasts with long necks and tails. The biggest are aptly named titanosaurs, and could reach 30 metres long and weigh 80 tonnes.

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TAGGED: Dinosaurs, Teeth, Fossils, Paleontology

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