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Early Carnivorous Dinosaurs Crossed Continents


December 10, 2009

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Discovery of a new species of 213-million-year-old meat-eating dinosaur in New Mexico suggests the first dinosaurs wandered between parts of the Pangea supercontinent that later became North and South America, according to a team of researchers from several institutions, including the Utah Museum of Natural History at the University of Utah. Full Story

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