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RE: Mupasaurus

> From: owner-dinosaur@usc.edu [mailto:owner-dinosaur@usc.edu]On Behalf Of
> Steve Kary
> Has anyone heard of this theropod from Argentina, circa late cretaceous? I
> got a tip from a doctorial student in Argentina that this animal very
> clearly settles any kind of debate over largest terrestrial land predator.
> To sum up what she told me, it's bigger than Charcharodontosaurus,
> Tyrannosaurus and Giganotosaurus and by enough to make it clear. Apparently
> the paper is forthcoming but I'm just hoping that someone knows more!

Er, um...

Knowing the paper is forthcoming, one might do the APPROPRIATE thing and WAIT 


Patience, people.

Besides, a certain North African taxon seems to have been left out of your 
comparison, and might have some bearing on this
question... :-)

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