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discovered a dinosaur with armor for the first time that is only slightly larger than a house cat.
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discovered a dinosaur with armor for the first time that is only slightly larger than a house cat.

The skeletal remains of a tiny, armored dinosaur have been found by scientists. According to a story by The Guardian, paleontologists have discovered a little-known species of armored dinosaurs in southern Argentina. The Cretaceous-era dinosaur Jakapil Kaniukura would have been well-defended because of rows of bone disc-shaped armor along its neck, back, and tail. Geologically speaking, the Cretaceous Period lasted 145 million years and ended 66 million years ago. According to lead paleontologist Sebastián Apestegua, "Jakapil heralded a first-of-its-kind finding of an armored dinosaur from the Cretaceous in South America." It was around 5 feet (1.5 meters) long, similar in size to a domestic cat, and weighed only 9 to 15 pounds (4-7kg). About 100 million years ago, the dino...
Diner finds dinosaur footprints in Chinese restaurant without expecting it
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Diner finds dinosaur footprints in Chinese restaurant without expecting it

Imagine going out to a beautiful meal and then noticing something odd in the courtyard of your restaurant. The Washington Post reported that this is what occurred to an unwary diner in China. Please enter your email. Join Now 100 million year old impressions Chinese paleontologists were called in to investigate after a patron saw unusual footprints on the restaurant floor. They discovered that the depressions had actually been made by two dinosaurs some 100 million years ago. The researchers came to the additional conclusion that sauropods formed the tracks. The Washington Post was informed that the impressions were most likely made by the species Titanosauriformes by Lida Xing, the team's leader and a paleontologist at the China University of Geosciences. While dinosaur tracks a...