• Chilean Scientists Discover New Dinosaur Species in the World's Driest Desert

    16 days ago - By Hypebeast

    Scientists in Chile have discovered a new species of dinosaur in the world's driest desert: the Atacama. Located 75km to the south of the desert city ​​of Copiapó, the remains of a new titanosaur were first unearthed all the way back in the '90s. Scientists believe that the dinosaur - named Arackar licanantay , which translates to "Atacama bones" in the local Kunza language - roamed our planet 66 to 80 million years ago during the Cretaceous period. At the time, conditions at the location were vastly different from now, where rain hasn't fallen in over 100 years in certain parts of the...
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