To discover possible a nearly complete skeleton of a dinosaur.
In Tanzania, paleontologists have discovered an almost complete skeleton of a titanosaur, a giant size. It is noteworthy that his tail is composed of vertebrae shaped like a heart. Information about it was published in the journal PLoS One, reports the online edition of the Chronicle.info with reference to the Correspondent.
“This discovery helped us to understand what were the fauna of Africa during one of the eras of the “great change”. In addition, we now have a better understanding of what looked like the geography of the continent at the time, and the unusual tail of this lizard became a peculiar gift to the public on Valentine’s day”,” said one of the researchers, Judy Skog.
Titanosaurs belong to the sauropods, dinosaurs with large size and belonging to four-legged herbivorous lizards.
These creatures had a huge mass, laid a lot of eggs and had fast growth rate of young animals.
A new species of dinosaur called Mnyamawamtuka moyowamkia, which translated means “the animal from the river Mtoka tail-heart” in the language of Kiswahili.
Also, scientists have come to the conclusion that Africa was home to these giant creatures.