June 2011

New Dino Discovered

After all this time, we’re still making new dinosaur discoveries pretty regularly—which just goes to show how many beings have lived on this planet that we may never even come to know. The newest species, a cousin of the Tyrannosaurus Rex, is named Zhuchengtyrannus magnus. Found in China, it is thought to have been four meters tall and eleven meters wide. The giant would have weighed six tons.