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Antarctica Yields Two Unknown Dinosaur Species

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Group of researchers on James Ross Island

A research team at work on James Ross Island, near the Antarctica Peninsula, where the bones of what scientists believe is a previously unknown carnivorous dinosaur were found.

Credit: National Science Foundation

 

A group of Scott tents pitched in the shadow of the Transantarctic Mountains.

A group of Scott tents pitched in the shadow of the Transantarctic Mountains.

Credit: National Science Foundation

 

William Hammer works on a find near the Beardmore Glacier.

NSF-funded researcher William Hammer, of Augustana College, works on a find near the Beardmore Glacier.

Credit: William Hammer / National Science Foundation

 

Close up of pelvis of what researchers believe is a previously unknown plant-eating dinosaur

The pelvis of what researchers believe is a previously unknown plant-eating dinosaur exposed on the rock where it was preserved.

Credit: William Hammer / National Science Foundation

 

Group of researchers and harsh landscape.

The researchers brave the harsh conditions of the Beardmore Camp.

Credit: Andy Sajor / National Science Foundation

 



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