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Big, bigger, biggest...

Reuters is reporting that Argentina digs have yielded five specimens
of a new and very large theropod.  

"Dinosaur dig finds what may be biggest meat-eater"
By Robert S. Elliott

> BUENOS AIRES, April 29 (Reuters) - The bones of what could be 
> the largest flesh-eating dinosaur species on record have been dug 
> up in the Patagonian desert of southwestern Argentina, a leader of the 
> excavation team said on Thursday.

> ``We're facing the possibility of a carnivorous dinosaur larger than 
> Giganotosaurus,'' Argentine paleontologist Rodolfo Coria told Reuters 
> by telephone from the Patagonian town of Plaza Huincul.