New dinosaur discovered – Paleontologists estimate the Dreadnoughtus schrani specimen unveiled Thursday was about 85 feet long and weighed about 65 tons.
New dinosaur discovered – The Dreadnoughtus schrani lived in the Upper Cretaceous period, or between 100 and 65 million years ago, and towered over everything in sight.
New dinosaur discovered – Teams worked for parts of five years in Argentina's southern Patagonia region to unearth the remarkably well-preserved specimen.
New dinosaur discovered – Ken Lacovara, a Drexel University professor and the lead author of the study announcing the discovery, lies besides a massive tibia. He said the Dreadnoughtus schrani would have had "a lifelong obsession with eating" in order to grow as big as it did.
New dinosaur discovered – Everything about the Dreadnoughtus schrani discovery is big, like this segment of bone from a tail that is believed to have extended 30 feet.
New dinosaur discovered – The specimen's humerus, or upper arm, is over 6 feet tall -- taller than many humans, including Lacovara.
New dinosaur discovered – Scientists think they can learn a lot from this find largely because of how well-preserved the specimen is. Not including the head, the excavating teams were able to discover 70% of the bones, far more than most dinosaur finds.