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New Dinosaur Discovered Head First, for a Change


Animals  (tags: Dinosaur, Brachiosaurus, paleontologists )

Nancy
- 3309 days ago - sciencedaily.com
A team of paleontologists has discovered a new dinosaur species they're calling Abydosaurus, which belongs to the group of gigantic, long-necked, long-tailed, four-legged, plant-eating dinosaurs such as Brachiosaurus.



   

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Robyn L (80)
Tuesday February 23, 2010, 10:40 pm
Cool!
 

Electra Cy (1005)
Tuesday February 23, 2010, 11:11 pm

That's pretty cool!

Thanks Nancy! Will pass this on to the kids.
HUGZ ~ Electra :)
 

Cheree M (46)
Wednesday February 24, 2010, 12:54 am
Neat!! Thanks Nancy!!
 

Bill C (94)
Wednesday February 24, 2010, 2:53 am
Thank you, Nancy.
 

Odin Torchwood (45)
Wednesday February 24, 2010, 12:10 pm
Nancy, This is absolutely marvellous news, thank you. I have always been interested in our long lost ancestors since the stone age,heh heh. Seriously, this discovery will increase our knowledge about how our dinosaurs lived. Welcome Abydosaurus to the dinosaur famille. Noté
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday February 24, 2010, 1:19 pm
Great!! :)
 

Antonio Mendes (134)
Wednesday February 24, 2010, 2:40 pm
It's very interesting! This Abydosaurus have beautiful teeth! LOL Thanks Alisa!
 

Antonio Mendes (134)
Wednesday February 24, 2010, 2:43 pm
I'm so sorry! I mean Nancy.
 

Lenee Lirette (30)
Wednesday February 24, 2010, 3:22 pm
This is so interesting! I enjoy reading about these types of things. thanks!
 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Wednesday February 24, 2010, 7:42 pm
Noted . Thanks .
 

Estella Ameigh (22)
Wednesday February 24, 2010, 10:23 pm
This is really cool.
 

Michael B (15)
Wednesday February 24, 2010, 11:32 pm
This is really awesome
 

gail dair (0)
Thursday February 25, 2010, 12:30 am
noted thanks
 

Elainna Crowell (174)
Thursday February 25, 2010, 1:05 am
Fascinating critters! Thanks Nancy
 

Jeff W (38)
Thursday February 25, 2010, 4:41 am
It is believed that the species that pre-date Abydosaurus never developed huge teeth like molars because they would swallow not chew their food, (mainly plants) Brachiosaurus. It's fortunate that these specimens were found in such good condition to reveal a host of secrets.
 

Lisa S (19)
Thursday February 25, 2010, 5:19 am
awesome!
 

Lisha Rodriguez (8)
Thursday February 25, 2010, 7:44 am
Awesome!!!
 

Lilith Graves (663)
Thursday February 25, 2010, 10:51 am
Wow! That's awesome! Thanks for posting this! Noted and sent green star! =)
 

Cheryl B (64)
Thursday February 25, 2010, 6:30 pm
thanks for the info
 

Linda M (0)
Thursday February 25, 2010, 8:59 pm
awesome
 

Tristen Tharp (0)
Thursday February 25, 2010, 11:16 pm
Can't believe we are still finding new species after all this time! Very cool!
 

John Smith (1)
Friday February 26, 2010, 2:05 am
nice
 

Elm Morrison (357)
Tuesday March 23, 2010, 5:14 am
Swallowing their food whole - no chewing. Sounds like my beloved Coco when she gets a treat - Now you see it, now you don't.

I think if I had my life over I would be out there - digging away - the wind in my hair and the sun on my face.

Just the space - and one with ancient history.

Thank you Nancy for a very interesting article.
 

Anil Sanyal (134)
Tuesday March 23, 2010, 12:50 pm
Thankx for sharing.
 
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