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Re: Hughenden sauropod
On Wed, 10 May 1995, John Schneiderman wrote:
> After having read "The Enigmatic Dinosaur Faunas of Australia" by John
> Long in the publication "Dino Fest" I found myself wondering whatever
> happen to the Hughenden sauropod. The article mentions Muttaburrasaurus
> materials being found near Hughenden but not sauropod. Is the material
> originally noted as sauropod now iguanodontid or did the author just not
> include it in his article?
OOPS! Sorry about this message....the answer was there (top of page 400)
"Australia's largest dinosaur is known from..."
The Hughenden sauropod is a large Austrosaurus or brachiosaur-like
dinosaur about 20 meters long (approximation based on size of single neck
vertebra scaled to that of a Brachiosaurus).
---John Schneiderman (email@example.com)