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Argentinian titanosaur may be oldest yet: Study – Al Jazeera English

The 20-metre lizard, discovered in Argentina in 2014, roamed what is now Patagonia some 140 million years ago.

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A colossal dinosaur dug up in Argentina could be the oldest titanosaur ever found, having roamed what is now Patagonia some 140 million years ago at the beginning of the Cretaceous period, scientists said on Sunday.
The 65-foot (20-metre) lizard, Ninjatitan zapatai, was discovered in 2014 in the Neuquen province of southwest Argentina, the La Matanza University reported in its analysis.
The main importance of this fossil, apart from being a new species of titanosaur, is that it is the oldest recorded…

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