Friday, February 22, 2008

New dinosaur species discovered in E China

Chinese and Japanese scientists have confirmed a dinosaur fossil discovered in eastern Zhejiang Province during September was a new species of the animal. The fossil, measuring five meters high and 15 meter elongated, mostly was a sauropod, or a huge, lengthy -necked herbivorous dinosaur, in the Cretaceous age about 60 million years ago.
The fossils were discovered at the base of Hugong Mountain on the outskirts of Dongyang City. Following meticulous study and relationship of the fossils, the scientists completed that the dinosaur belonged to a new species. "It shows several unique features, dissimilar from any discovered dinosaur species. It will enhance the dinosaur family".

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