The largest dinosaur ever found in Australia

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Dinosaur of the day Sauroniops, a large carcharodontosaurid with a dome on its head.

Interview with Dean Lomax, an award winning paleontologist and currently Visiting Scientist at The University of Manchester, UK. He is also a scientific consultant for many shows and author of the new book, Locked In Time, which looks at animal behavior through 50 extraordinary fossils. Follow him on twitter or Instagram @Dean_R_Lomax.

In dinosaur news this week:

  • "Cooper" is now officially Australotitan cooperensis and is the largest dinosaur ever described from Australia
  • Paleontologists in Yunnan Province, China, found a 70% complete skeleton, probably Lufengosaurus
  • Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle, WA has a animatronic dinosaur exhibit
  • Mayborn Museum in Waco, Texas has a temporary exhibit: “The World’s Largest Dinosaurs" Created by AMNH

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