Dinosaur Fossil Found in South Africa Finally Gives Up Its Secrets

GeoZone, DinoZone, Gerald Allan Davie, Dinoman, dinosaurs, pterosaurs, ichthyosaurs, plesiosaurs, Mesozoic, Walking with Dinosaurs, Triassic, Jurassic, Cretaceous, Extinction, Trilobites, Cambrian Extinction, Cambrian, Permian, Dicynodonts, Trilobites, Cretaceous Tertiary, Cretaceous Paleogene, Jurassic Park, Jurassic World, Museums, Paleontology, Palaeontology, bones, archaeology, Johannesburg – A remarkable dinosaur fossil discovery made by a South African palaeontologist in 2005 has finally revealed its secrets.

The fossil, the most complete ever found of a species known as Heterodontosaurus tucki, was recently scanned at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) in Grenoble, France.

The Evolutionary Studies Institute at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) in Johannesburg took the complete skeleton of the small dinosaur to the ESRF. The dinosaur is believed to have roamed the earth 200 million years ago.  Read more>>>

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