New species of dinosaur, new type of tiny arms.

found in Argentina

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25 Feb. 2022 10:01 a.m.





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Hundreds of millions of years ago, all continents were merged into a supercontinent known as Pangea.

tectonic plates move

Pangea's landmass began to split into the continents of Gondwana and Laurasia until 180 million years ago, the two large continents began to split apart.

Gondwana to pieces

and later formed the main continent in the Southern Hemisphere.

as well as India

Although the new continents were slowly moving apart.

But species can still move between continents.

This led some researchers to suggest that the fauna of each continent would likely remain largely the same.

One group of animals that inhabited Gondwana at that time were Abelisorid dinosaurs.

(Abelisaurid) is her group of rodeopods.

A mighty predator who may have eaten a huge dinosaur like the Titanosaurus, Argentina is known for many different types of abelisorid fossils, according to experts at the Natural History Museum in London, England. An intact dinosaur skull at the Los Blanquitos geological site in northern Argentina.

It was identified as a new species of Abelisorid.

Nicknamed Guemesia ochoai, this carnivorous dinosaur had a tiny head and tiny hands and arms that were so tiny they seemed useless.

It lived on Earth about 70 million years ago.

This rather unusual new dinosaur

The dinosaurs that inhabited the northern territory of Argentina in the past were quite different from the rest of Argentina.

This supports the idea that the Cretaceous regions of South America were different.