The giant dinosaurs ofnever cease to amaze nor to make the general public dream! A research team presents a in which she reports the discovery of the remains of what would have been European predator. The discovery of the fossils was made on the Isle of Wight located in the English Channel, south of England. The remains date from the Lower Cretaceous and consist of posterior vertebrae, fragments of ribs, and long bones, but no cranial remains have been identified.
A giant and “anonymous” spinosaurid
The comparison of these remains with those of other dinosaurs allows the authors to classify the individual discovered among the spinosaurids, within which are the species of the genera Spinosaurus, Baryonyx, Suchomimus or Ichthyovenator. Species in this group have aelongate and have a although their is still widely debated. The specimen has not yet been classified within a species and has been tentatively named ” White Rock spinosaurid “, according to the name of the layer of in which it was discovered. According to the authors, the specimen would have measured more than 10 meters in length and would be larger than the largest individuals of carnivorous dinosaurs found so far .