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Meet Titanosaur, the largest dinosaur ever

Move over T. Rex, there’s a new big, bad dinosaur in town: the Titanosaur. The latest paleontology news is about the remains of this enormous animal. The fossils found are just the most recent new dinosaur discovery to gain attention. What will these recently uncovered dinosaur fossils reveal about the giant beasts and their time on our planet?

Paleontologist Diego Pol lying next to the thigh bone of a Titanosaur in the Argentina dig. (Credit: CBSNews.com)

Paleontologist Diego Pol lying next to the thigh bone of a Titanosaur in the Argentina dig. (Credit: CBSNews.com)

Titanosaur is a colossal creature

The new dinosaur discovery of the Titanosaur dates back about 95 million years to the late Mesozoic Era. Read more

Dinosaurs! An Alberta, Canada backhoe discovers what may be a duck-billed dinosaur fossil

Credit: The Canadian Press

The fossil skeleton is of the creature’s tail. Credit: The Canadian Press

You may not remember the names of all the dinosaurs the way you did when you were in grade school, and you may have missed some of the latest news in paleontology. But one man from Alberta, Canada didn’t miss a dinosaur recently—he hit a dinosaur fossil with his backhoe while working on a construction project. The ancient reptile, which scientists on the scene have posited may be a hadrosaur, or a duck-billed dinosaur, has resurfaced, and construction has stopped while scientists get their first look at this specimen. While dinosaurs don’t frequently make headlining news, discoveries about the ancient creatures are made frequently, and as recently as July 2013, new dinosaurs were still being discovered. Read more