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New dinosaurs found in Australia

By T.K. Randall
July 5, 2009 · Comment icon 5 comments

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Palaeontologists have discovered three new species of dinosaur in Queensland Australia, one of them a predator nicknamed "Banjo" and the other two herbivores, one like a giraffe and the other like a hippopotamus.
Australian palaeontologists say they have discovered three new dinosaur species after examining fossils dug up in Queensland. Writing in the journal PLoS One, they describe one of the creatures as a fearsome predator with three large slashing claws on each hand."


Source: BBC News | Comments (5)




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Comment icon #1 Posted by Blueguardian 15 years ago
A nice find indeed, a dino named Banjo, interesting.
Comment icon #2 Posted by DevilDogPratt 15 years ago
Paddle faster i hear Banjos!!!
Comment icon #3 Posted by lonely_sheep 15 years ago
Cool. There's always something new found everyday.
Comment icon #4 Posted by :PsYKoTiC:BeHAvIoR: 15 years ago
It certainly brings a whole new set of images in your mind when you listen to "Dueling Banjos". Heh.
Comment icon #5 Posted by theghost 15 years ago
Banjo,The cheeta of its day.Thats Fast.


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