Biggest Dinosaur 'Dreadnoughtus' Found in Latin America

September 6, 2014 10:30 AM

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Scientists have discovered the biggest dinosaur that may have ever lived - Dreadnoughtus schrani. Paleontologists say the supermassive dinosaur, which was found in Argentina, is estimated to tip the scales at an astounding 59.3 tons, equivalent to 59,300 kg or 130,734 pounds, reported CNet.

The discovery of the Dreadnoughtus was announced Thursday and Reuters indicated that the findings were based on the well-preserved fossil remains found in southern Patagonia. Its long neck and measurements were reported to be 85 feet long (26 meters) with a neck 37 feet long (11.3 meters) and a tail...

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