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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.
The new theory could explain why dinosaurs such as Argentinosaurus, which weighed up to 100 tons, had long necks and tiny heads.
For example worlds biggest vegetarian dinosaurs fissile has been found in 1989 in Neuquen State of Argentina and been named as 'Argentinosaurus Huinculensis'.
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.
Pieced together with the animal's other remains, Smith estimates the big humerus belonged to a 94-million-year-old, 70 ton, 30.5 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.
The largest dino discovered so far is Argentinosaurus (ar-jen-TEEN-uh- SAWR-us).
Remains of the 130-foot-long Argentinosaurus huinculensis, another Titanosaur, were found in Argentina in 2014.
Experts had claimed an Argentinosaurus skeleton found 20 years ago in South America was just too large to allow movement.