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Re: Oxalaia, new spinosaur from Brazil



Anyone else curious about the statement at the bottom of one of the articles 
that notes the finding of 115 million year old feathered dinosaurs in Araripe 
Basin?

Ian Cannon
Paleontology Undergraduate
Louisiana State University  

--- On Wed, 3/16/11, bh480@scn.org <bh480@scn.org> wrote:

> From: bh480@scn.org <bh480@scn.org>
> Subject: Oxalaia, new spinosaur from Brazil
> To: dinosaur@usc.edu
> Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2011, 1:03 PM
> From: Ben Creisler
> bh480@scn.org
> 
> A new spinosaur from Brazil named Oxalaia quilombensisis is
> out in
> international news stories but I don't have the official
> citation yet
> (apparently in the same new issue of Anais da Academia
> Brasileira de
> Ciências as Angolatitan). I also have not found an English
> language version
> of the news item either.
> 
> It's big, at an estimated 12-14 m long, making it the
> largest theropod
> known from Brazil.
> 
> In Portuguese:
> http://www.diariodepernambuco.com.br/nota.asp?materia=20110316124417
> 
> Museu Nacional anuncia descoberta do maior dinossauro
> carnívoro do Brasil
> Redação do DIARIODEPERNAMBUCO.COM.BR 
> 16/03/2011 | 12h44 | Rio  
> 
> http://naoesqueci.com.br/2011/03/museu-nacional-anuncia-descoberta-do-maior-
> dinossauro-carnivoro-do-brasil/
> 
> In French:.
>      
> http://www.cyberpresse.ca/sciences/decouvertes/201103/16/01-4379943-decouver
> te-du-plus-grand-dinosaure-carnivore-du-bresil.php
> 
> 
> 
> 
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