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NEW MONGOLIAN DINOSAUR
Today, Japanese newspaper and TV-program reported Joint Japan-Mongolian
paleontological expedition found new dinosaur from Gobi Desert.
They found 1m long Theropod dinosaur. The new dinosaur named
"Tonouchisaurus mongoliensis" from Mr.Shouji Tonouti, ground penetrating
radar engineer working Kawasaki Chishitsu Co..
This dinosaur found from Huren Dukh, 250km south of Ulaan baatar.
The age was 130 million years ago. The material was disarticulated
arm and leg bones. (The illustration of newspaper show humerus,
radius, ulna, metacarpal, femur, tibia(or fibula?), metatersal,
It seems to new genus of theropod dinosaur. Rinchen Barsbold said on TV
program, metatarsal different from other theropods.
This expedition will continue to 1996.
Sorry, English isn't my mother tongue.