titanosaurs

Rare African Titanosaur Was Among The Smallest Of The Giants

Rare African Titanosaur Was Among The Smallest Of The Giants

During the Cretaceous Era some 70 to 100 million years ago, long-necked sauropods ruled the Earth. But in Africa, not so much. The discovery of a previously-unknown species of titanosaur in Tanzania expands what we know about dinosaurs on this continent, while revealing the surprising degree to which these creatures…

Gigantic Dinosaurs Had To Grow Freakishly Fast 

Gigantic Dinosaurs Had To Grow Freakishly Fast 

Titanosaurs were the largest land animals to ever appear on this planet, but even these lumbering beasts had humble beginnings. The discovery of a baby titanosaur fossil suggests that these dinosaurs were born with very adult-like features — and wow did they ever grow fast.