Jul
24
2008

Complete skeleton of young Tarbosaurus found

Tarbosaurus
TarbosaurusCourtesy Bogdanov
Japanese and Mongolian scientists have successfully recovered the complete skeleton of a Tarbosaurus (related to the giant carnivorous Tyrannosaurus) from a chunk of sandstone they dug up in the Gobi Desert in Mongolia.
The dinosaur came from a geological layer created about 70 million years ago in the late Cretaceous period.

The almost complete young dinosaur find will be useful toward discovering more about the growth and development of dinosaurs.

Read more and view a photo at USA Today.

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