New predatory dinosaur added to Australia's prehistory

January 30, 2020 - General

Evidence of agile, carnivorous two-legged dinosaurs known as noasaurids have been found across the now dispersed land masses that once formed the ancient southern supercontinent of Gondwana, but never in Australia—until now.

The Lightning Ridge noasaurid bone in approximate life position,
with a human for scale [Credit: Tom Brougham]Researchers identified a single neck bone found in an opal mine near the outback town of Lightning…

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