Story 2014-09-05 2S30 New Giant Dinosaur Weighing 65 Tons Announced

New Giant Dinosaur Weighing 65 Tons Announced

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Scientists have discovered the fossilized remains of a new long-necked, long-tailed dinosaur that has taken the crown for largest terrestrial animal with a body mass that can be accurately determined.
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65 tons! (Score: 1)

by on 2014-09-05 12:14 (#2S37)

That graph comparing Dreadnoughtus to a Boeing 737 and an African elephant is the only image you need to see. What a beast. And yet, an evolutionary dead-end given its mass and the ability of its frame to support such a massive creature.

Finding such a thing is every child-archeologist/paleontologist's dream. This guy got to live it!