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huge herbivorous dinosaur of Cretaceous found in Argentina

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Argentinosaurus - also from Patagonia and discovered in 1987 - was originally estimated at 100 tonnes but its weight was later revised downwards to around 70.
Bill Sellers, at Manchester University, says the findings prove Argentinosaurus is the largest animal to have existed.
In a walking race with a human being, the ground-shakingly massive Argentinosaurus would win.
Although there are dinosaurs that are larger, Argentinosaurus for example, these species are known from only a few bones.
See one of the world's largest dinosaur bones - the five-foot high backbone of the 100-ton Argentinosaurus.
The huge Argentinosaurus who weighs in at a massive 75,000kg is threatened only by the equally huge Mapusaurus that lurks in the greenery and hunts in gangs.
Visitors immediately will encounter the enormous head of an Argentinosaurus, considered the world's largest sauropod.
The new theory could explain why dinosaurs such as Argentinosaurus, which weighed up to 100 tons, had long necks and tiny heads.
Weighing an estimated 110 tons, the largest dinosaur was the Argentinosaurus.
The Carmen Danes Museum is home to a fossilized skeleton of Argentinosaurus, the largest herbivore, and largest known dinosaur, discovered by a farmer in 1987, as well as reconstructions of both Giganotosaurus and Argentinosaurus.
The Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Atlanta, GA, displays casts of the herbivore Argentinosaurus (126 feet), the carnivore Giganotosaurus (46 feet) and pterosaurs Anhanguera and Pterodaustro.
The technical wizardry on display here is quite phenomenal as Nigel is pictured being chased by Giganotosauruses, soaring with the largest flying animal of all time - the Ornithocheirus, and pursuing a herd of the largest-ever dinosuars - the Argentinosaurus.
5 meter (100 foot)-long dino--second in heft only to the Argentinosaurus, which weighed 100 tons.
That would make it second in weight only to Argentinosaurus, also a long-necked, four-legged herbivore.
One of the animals, a 90-ton argentinosaurus, which measured 140ft in length, would have consumed at least half a ton of food in one day.