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New dinosaur with heart-shaped tail provides evolutionary clues for African continent

February 14, 2019 - General

A new dinosaur that wears its “heart” on its tail provides new clues to how ecosystems evolved on the African continent during the Cretaceous period according to researchers at Ohio University.

Illustration depicting Mnyamawamtuka in its environmental setting
[Credit: Mark Witton]The Ohio team identified and named the new species of dinosaur in an article published this week in PLOS ONE. The new dinosaur, the third now described from…

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