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George Washington University Biologist Discovers New Dinosaur in China

May 3, 2013

fossil remains found in northwestern China The fossil remains found by a George Washington University biologist in northwestern China have been identified as a new species of small theropod, or meat-eating dinosaur. Full Story

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