New Dinosaur That Scientists Just Found Out

The bones were covered up on display

Researchers have found another dinosaur that they’ve named Sefapanosaurus.

On Wednesday, specialists declared that scientistss found another 200 million-year-old dinosaur from South Africa. The catch? The bones had really been found in the 1930s and were stowing away on display in the vast fossil gathering at the Evolutionary Studies Institute (ESI) at Wits University.


Scientists had beforehand thought the remaining parts were from a dinosaur called Aardonyx, however upon further study, they learned it was really a totally distinctive dinosaur. This new dinosaur is accepted to be a medium-sized sauropodomorph, which is a gathering that offered ascent to the recognizable since a long time ago necked dinosaurs of the Mesozoic period, the specialists say. The scientists distributed their discoveries in the Zoological Journal of the Linnaean Society.

“Sefapanosaurus constitutes an individual from the developing rundown of transitional sauropodomorph dinosaurs from Argentina and South Africa that are progressively letting us know about how they expanded,” study creator and Argentinian scientist Alejandro Otero said in an announcement.



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