Thursday, September 04, 2014 – It’s here… the absolutely enormous Dreadnoughtus schrani; the beast is estimated at 26 meters tall, from head to tail, weighed in at nearly 60 tons, and is the most complete skeleton of the giant titanosaurs to date. Details were announced Thursday in Scientific Reports, and NatGeo also has a very food summary of the discovery by one of our favorites, @Laelaps!

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Finding the Gigantic Titanosaur 'Dreadnoughtus schrani'

Reconstruction by: Jennifer Hall @PhillyArtGirl

Finding the Gigantic Titanosaur 'Dreadnoughtus schrani'

Finding the Gigantic Titanosaur 'Dreadnoughtus schrani'