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Colossal new dinosaur species discovered

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The enormous prehistoric reptile was so massive that it weighed the same as seven Tyrannosaurus rex.

Known as Dreadnoughtus schrani, which means "fear nothing", the huge dinosaur is the latest entry in the supermassive group of sauropod dinosaurs known as the titanosaurs.

Read More: http://www.unexplain...cies-discovered

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Paranomaly

That is an awesome name for a dinosaur.

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Princess Serenity

OMG! This is so awesome! I can't wait to see the skeleton in a museum! Will the building even be big enough?

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Lioness_Heart
t3612.gif Cool!
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EllJay

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SameerPrehistorica

The name is not much impressive and it is not bigger than Argentinosaurus.

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qxcontinuum

OMG! This is so awesome! I can't wait to see the skeleton in a museum! Will the building even be big enough?

wanna see one in real life?

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bx9Q0wVh6ngXOVhjX2VfcW9PdzQ/edit?usp=sharing

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coolguy

Great find this thing is huge thanks for the link and the pic.

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Silent Trinity

Amazing! That is one hell of a beast! Imagine looking out of your window and seeing that slowly lumbering past, simply awesome!

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EllJay

Amazing! That is one hell of a beast! Imagine looking out of your window and seeing that slowly lumbering past, simply awesome!

The reaction would probably be something like this>>

http://youtu.be/PJlmYh27MHg

But I guess you will hear him long before you see him. :)

http://youtu.be/aMNOAOO6efE

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FollowTheTrail

Just wow! :w00t:

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Still Waters
The dinosaur, whose scientific name means "fear nothing" and is nicknamed "Dread," is described in the latest issue of Scientific Reports. Dread measured 85 feet long and weighed about 65 tons

I don't think I would fear anything either if I was that size :lol:

There's a video in this link -

http://www.telegraph...-look-puny.html

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PersonFromPorlock

Next, Japanese paleontologists announce the discovery of the even larger "Yamatosaurus." :P

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EllJay

Next, Japanese paleontologists announce the discovery of the even larger "Yamatosaurus." :P

Yeah, but I hope we don't get a Bismarckosaurus etc. This battleship-metaphors **** just has to go.

And maybe in the future, when we could travel to distant planets we found one with at size of our sun, and we dig up long dead beasts with lengths and widths of like 6 kilometers, and weighs some 85 million metric tons. Then we probably have names like Galaxyosaurus etc.

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Frank Merton

It looks like the thing just didn't know to stop growing and killed itself being too big.

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taniwha

Hey Frank long time no see, been missing your input for a while. :tu:

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qxcontinuum

Hey Frank long time no see, been missing your input for a while. :tu:

I did not ...

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Frank Merton

I did not ...

I think he was talking to me, but who knows. I am in the States for some medical tests, and was out of circulation for awhile.

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qxcontinuum

It's alright Frank, I am a mule aujourd'hui!

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FizzPuff

That's cool even today we are still discovering things like this.

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