Wednesday, February 4, 2015

A reconstructed skeleton of Qijianglong now on show in Qijiang Museum

A 'dragon of Qijianglong' has been open in China by University of Alberta dino researchers.
U of A paleontologists - with PhD student Tetsuto Miyashita, former MSc student Lida Xing and Professor Philip Currie - open the new sort of a long-necked dinosaur starting a skeleton found in China. The results have been published in a news paper in the magazine of Vertebrate Paleontology.The 'dragon of Qijianglong' - name due to the find near Qijiang City - is on 15 metres in length and lived about 160 million years ago in the behind Jurassic.The Qijianglong skeleton is currently house in a local museum in Qijiang.

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