Team of Laboratory of Comparative Anatomy and Evolution of Vertebrates (LACEV) Remains were discovered in the vicinity of the town of General Roca A new species of carnivorous dinosaur that lived 70 million years agoAccording to the Black River government.
Named sampleAncient nibble“It was a ferocious predator It grows up to 4 meters in lengthAs LACEV said in a statement reported by Tlam news agency, “Once the investigation is complete, their bones can be appreciated in the Patagonia Museum of Natural Sciences of the Minister of State for Culture in Ro Negro,”
“In the last hours, a new Argentine carnivorous dinosaur has been published that will allow us to better understand the history Applesoredus, A group of predators that dominated the southern continents. They noted that this discovery broadens the knowledge of prehistoric fauna in Patagonia and increases the fossil heritage of the province.
Set the fossil as Ancient nibble It refers to the dense fog that blanketed the landscape during sample extraction and the sheer age of the fossil remains.
The skeleton consists of a portion of the skull, shoulder girdle, ribs, and vertebrae. With all these pieces, paleontologists realized that they not only encountered an unknown species, but they also belonged to the Apilisrid family, a group of predatory dinosaurs. Widely distributed in the southern hemisphere.
From the anatomical study carried out, it is known that its body length is about 4.5 meters and His head does not have horns, Like its larger relatives, but rather a series of small tubers in its orbits. Like other fossils, the “fog” would have had very short, narrow arms, and their functions were unknown. In fact, it is possible that they barely exited the body, forming small muons.