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‘Giraffe of the Mesozoic’ Dinosaur Unearthed in China

by Pat Coate | September 04, 2009

Remains of a dinosaur, nicknamed the "giraffe of the Mesozoic" due to its long neck and forelimbs, were recently discovered in China, according to a paper in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society B.'

The dinosaur, Qiaowanlong kangxii, is the first Early Cretaceous brachiosaur ever found in China.

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