AUSTRALIA DINOSAUR PICTURES: Three New Species Found

AUSTRALIA DINOSAUR PICTURES: Three New Species Found
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The discovery of Clancy, a huge plant-eating sauropod (seen above in an illustration), confirms that giant dinosaurs existed in what is now Australia, paleontologists said in July 2009.

The 60-foot-long (18-meter-long) dinosaur roamed the region's vast fern-filled plains 98 million years ago in the mid-Cretaceous period, just before the island broke away from Gondwanaland, an ancient supercontinent.

—Images courtesy Travis R. Tischler, Australian Age of Dinosaurs
 
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