140 Million-Year-Old, 500 Kg Dinosaur Femur Discovered In France
140 million-year-old, 500 kg dinosaur femur discovered in France - Researchers in southwestern France have revealed a goliath sauropod dinosaur femur fossil at a removal site that has been yielding fossils for almost 10 years.
Dr. Felix ChaosphereMay 11, 20224 Shares280 Views
140 million-year-old, 500 kg dinosaur femur discovered in France- Researchers in southwestern France have revealed a goliath sauropod dinosaur femur fossil at a removal site that has been yielding fossils for almost 10 years.
For all the dinosaur fans out there, this is uplifting newsfor them! A huge 2 m long and 500 kg thigh bonehas been found in France, which according to dinosaur trackers has a place with the world's greatest dinosaur.
Accepted to be in excess of 140 million years of age, this enormous bone is one of the dinosaur bonesof a goliath sauropod. The colossal bone was dived up in the Charente district of France which is a fossil-rich region tracing all the way back to 140 million years.
Two meters (6.6ft) long, the sauropod femurfound at Angeacis remembered to have had a place with a sauropod, a plant-eating dinosaur with a long neck and tail.
The enormous femur was found in a thick layer of cement by volunteers from the National Museum of Natural History.
Weighing 500 kg, the bone is heavier than a typical current pony. Alongside the femur, anenormous pelvis bonewas likewise observed which was well concealed inside a similar layer of earth. Dinosaur specialists accept that this one has a place with a sauropod, perhaps the greatest dinosaur who resided on Earth.
Sauropods, normal in the late Jurassic period, were among the biggest land creatures that always existed.
Scientists say they are flabbergasted at the condition of protection of the bone.
"We can see the insertions of muscles and tendons, and scars," Ronan Allain of the National History Museum of Paris told Le Parisien newspaper.
"This is rare for big pieces which tend to collapse in on themselves and fragment."
Living fossils Coelacanthsare now rediscovered near South Africa.
"We're not short. We're actually really tall for our mass. Most animals that can look you in the eye with their feet on the ground weigh far more than a human.
It's about efficiency. We can cover huge distances with very little energy thanks to our crazy bipedalism. So we may not be as strong in terms of immediate defense, but we could defend ourselves against hunger and change in general by being good at getting around efficiency."
"most babies’ heads are already at the upper limit of what the female anatomy can survive giving birth to. If we got any bigger body-wise our craniums would have to get smaller for the species to survive (unless every birth was a c-section), reducing our intelligence. It’s a pretty carefully calibrated balance!"
A man wearing black shirt examining the sauropod femur
Fossilized bones of a dinosaur accepted to be the biggest animal ever to walk the Earth have been uncovered in Argentina, scientists say. In light of its colossal thigh bones, it was 40m (130ft) long and 20m (65ft) tall.
Different dinosaur bones have been found at the dig site throughout the course of recent many years, however, presently enough have been gathered to verify that another variety and species had been found. Only over a month prior, analysts eliminated the dinosaur's body.
The goliath sauropod dinosaur femur fossil observed for the current week is supposed to weigh about a similar when it is at last eliminated, a task which will likely require a decent week and include a crane.