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Paralitherizinosaurus japonicus

Paralitherizinosaurus japonicus:

A new study has revealed that it roamed around the shores of Asia between 66 million and 145 million years ago (Cretaceous period).

  • It is a bipedal dinosaur.
  • A new study has revealed that it roamed around the shores of Asia between 66 million and 145 million years ago (Cretaceous period).
  • It was identified from the fossilised remains unearthed on Hokkaido, the northern island of Japan. The fossil is the first to be found in Asia in marine sediments.
  • The dinosaur belonged to a group known as Therizinosaurs – bipedal and primarily herbivorous three-toed dinosaurs.
  • The most remarkable aspect of this species is that it had sword-like claws.

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