The dinosaur that left behind a lasting impression: Skin scales of the last European Titanosaur discovered in Spain



Detailed skin impressions of a massive dinosaur that rested in a muddy river bank some 66 million years ago have been uncovered in Spain.
The fossil was formed by sand petrifying into sedimentary rock over millennia and distinctively shows the pattern of large scales that once lined the creatures hide.
Experts believe the prints may have been left by a titanosaur that lived in the Late Cretaceous era, just before dinosaurs became extinct.
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HOW BIG WERE THE TITANOSAURS?  Titanosaurs were plant-eating dinosaurs which lived about 67 million years ago.
They grew to be 15... read more

 
14 October 2016 in Science &Technology, Views: 45
Source: Daily Mail
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