New dinosaur discovered in Angola

Johannesburg – Scientists say they have discovered the first fossil of a dinosaur in Angola, and that it’s a new creature, heralding a research renaissance in a country slowly emerging from decades of war.

A paper published on Wednesday in the Annals of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences describes a long-necked, plant-eating sauropod, among the largest creatures ever to have walked the earth. The international team that found and identified the fossilised forelimb bone say it is from a previously unknown dinosaur, citing unique skeletal characteristics. More………

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