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Giant dinosaur bone found in southwestern France

Reuters ANGEAC-CHARENTE, FRANCE Jul 26, 2019, 04.35 PM (IST)

The thigh bone of a giant dinosaur was found this week by French palaeontologists at an excavation site in southwestern France where remains of some of the largest animals that ever lived on land have been dug up since 2010. The two-meter long femur at the Angeac-Charente site is thought to have belonged to a sauropod, herbivorous dinosaurs with long necks and tails which were widespread in the late Jurassic era, over 140 million years ago.