Sauropod dinosaur bones of 100 million years ago found in Meghalaya

Fossils of bones of sauropod dinosaur bones courting again to 10 million years have been discovered from an space close to West Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya. Nevertheless, the researchers’ findings haven’t but been printed.

Researchers from the Geological Survey of India (GSI), the northeast’s paleontology division, concluded this after their current go to to the location. GSI researchers famous that that is the primary time that is still of a sauropod presumably of Titanosarian origin have been discovered within the space.

The sauropod has an extended neck, lengthy tail, head shorter than the remainder of the physique, 4 thick and pillar-like legs. He stated that Meghalaya is the fifth state in India and the primary northeastern state after Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu the place bones of sauropods of Titanosaurian origin have been discovered.

Arindam Rai, senior geologist of the paleontology division at GSI, stated GSI in Meghalaya had additionally discovered dinosaur bones in 2001, however their situation was so unhealthy that their taxonomic identification was not doable. He knowledgeable that the bones recognized this time had been present in 2019-2020 and 2020-21, that are estimated to be round 100 million years previous.

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