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SOUTH AFRICAN DINOS
Dinosaur fossils found in S.African park
JOHANNESBURG, Sept 6 (Reuter) - Fossils of dinosaurs which stood eight to
10 metres (26 to 33 ft) high and dating back about 210 million years have been
discovered in South Africa's Kruger National Park, the National Parks Board
said on Wednesday.
The board said in a statement the fossils, of the herbivore Euskelosaurus,
were discovered by a game ranger in the north of the park.
''They lived about 210 million years ago and developed from the Prosouropod
family. They were approximately eight to 10 metres (26 to 33 feet) tall with a
long tail, big body and small head,'' the statement said.