A new discovery unexpectedly reveals that very large carnivorous dinosaurs with an estimated body length of between 8 to 9 meters - the length of two adult rhinos nose to tail - lived in southern Africa 200 million years ago.
Meet the Giant Dinosaur that Roamed Southern Africa 200 Million Years Ago
The Conversation Africa, 29 October 2017
Globally at around 200 million years ago, in what's known as the Early Jurassic, small and agile two-legged carnivorous dinosaurs called theropods roamed the ancient landscapes. In… Read more »
A 1.6m tall student, Miengah Abrahams, illustrates how large the tracks of the dinosaur are.
A team of scientists from universities in South Africa, the UK and Brazil have discovered the first evidence of a large carnivorous dinosaur roaming Southern Africa 200 million ... Read more »
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