Illustration of a herd of Argentinosaurus, a type of gigantic titanosaur
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Fossils of a gigantic dinosaur are emerging from the ground in Argentina after 98 million years – and the creature may be the largest land animal that scientists have ever found.
The ancient bones are from a titanosaur. At one point, this group of long-necked “sauropod” dinosaurs lived across the world. Some of the last titanosaurs lived in South America, where they evolved into giants including Patagotitan, which is sometimes claimed to be the largest land animal ever to exist.
The fossils unearthed by the …