Lake Malawi fossil could be oldest dinosaur ever found

From Face of Malawi Tue Dec 11 2012, 05:55:07

Fossilised bones unearthed by a British palaeontologist in colonial Tanzania in the 1930s may be those of the oldest dinosaur ever found, researchers reported on Wednesday. The bones are either those of the earliest dinosaur or of the closest relative of dinosaurs discovered to date, they said.A denizen of the Middle Triassic around 243 million [...]

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