The gigantic Dinosaur whose bones were discovered in Australia in 2006 has been recognised as one of the largest Dinosaurs known on the Earth.
According to paleontologists, Australotitan cooperensis was part of the titanosaur family that lived around 100 million years ago. Years after the discovery of its bone, it has finally got a name with a description.
“Based on the preserved limb size comparisons, this new titanosaur is estimated to be in the top five largest in the world,” Robyn Mackenzie, a director of the Eromanga Natural History Museum, said.
The fossil of the Dinosaur was found at Mackenzie’s family farm in 2006. The skeleton of the dinosaur was kept secret during the study of the bones. It went on display to the public in 2007.
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