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Re: the biggest predators



>> What about the giant jurassic theropod from the Wiehengebirge,
>> Germany (AFAIK still unpublished)? Anything new about it?

> Oh, yes. The German edition of National Geographic from November
> 1999 mentions "Das Monster von Minden" from the Late Jurassic, which has
> ribs 1 1/2 the size of those of *Allosaurus* and teeth which are
> estimatedly 30 cm long with their roots; the whole beast is estimated
> as (trumpets) _15 m_ in length. People used to think that this area
> was sea at the time; a bonebed of sauropods in the same "sea" (though
> hundreds of km away) suggests otherwise.

That is my state of information, too. But since then I did not find anything
new about this specimen in the internet. 
Being only an interested paleontology enthusiastic I do not have access to 
the primary literature (if there is already something published, indeed..). 
I am particularly interested in this find because the location is only a few 
miles away from where I live.

Best regards, Juergen Peters

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