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New species of dinosaur unearthed in Chile’s Atacama desert – Yahoo News Australia

Scientists found remains of the sauropod in rocks from what is today the Atacama desert.



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An artist’s impression of the dinosaur whose remains scientists discovered in Chile
Scientists have identified a new species of dinosaur from parts of a skeleton found in northern Chile.
The creature’s remains were unearthed in the Atacama desert – the world’s driest – near the city of Copiapó.
Experts say the plant-eating titanosaur had a small head and long neck, and an unusually flat back.
Studies suggest the creature lived in what would then have been a lush landscape of flowering plants, ferns…

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