Scientists Discover A 7-Meter-Long Dinosaur

In 2005, workers mining for opals in Australia stumbled across a different treasure: a 25-centimeter-long (10-inch-long) dinosaur claw.  Now, 10 years later, scientists have reconstructed the dinosaur using its discovered remains, which includes part of a forearm, a metatarsal, a rib, parts of a hip and a lower leg. The final beast is around 7 meters (23 feet) long. This brand new type of dinosaur is the largest ever carnivorous dinosaur found in Australia – the previous record-holder was the Australovenator, which was 5 meters long (16.5 feet long).

Source: Scientists Discover A 7-Meter-Long Dinosaur | IFLScience

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