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Re: oldest sauropod found

In a message dated 7/3/2003 1:04:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
THammann@t-online.de writes:

< just read a short article in the teletext about a new find of dinosaur in 
South Africa. Maybe you already know the news, in case that not here are some 
informations about that find:>

< Its name is Antentonitrus ingenipes. The remains were originally found in the 
year 1981, but now rediscovered in the archives of the University of 
Johannesburg/South Africa. The species seems to be the oldest sauropod ever 
found(!) with an age of about 215 Mio. years. The estimated length of 
Antentonitrus ingenipus is about 10 meters. >

Note that it was named by the DML's own Adam Yates.  The story is being carried 
by many news services, but here is one: