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Dinosaur species newly discovered in Chile’s Atacama desert once roamed amid lush greenery – ABC News

Scientists in Chile’s Atacama desert discover the remains of a previously unknown species of dinosaur, Arackar licanantay, thought to have lived amid flowering…

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Scientists in Chile’s parched Atacama desert, the world’s driest, have discovered the remains of a previously unknown species of dinosaur that, millions of years ago, lived among lush greenery there.

  • The so-called titanosaur had a small head and long neck and tail, as well as an unusually flat back compared with others like it
  • The discovery is rare, though several species have been found in Argentina and Brazil, further east
  • The dinosaur’s remains will eventually be exhibited in Chile’s Museum of…

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