BUSINESS STANDARD 220 million yr old dinossaur fossils found


  • A site containing the 220-million-year-old fossilised remains of nearly a dozen dinosaurs has been discovered in western Argentina.
  • There are almost ten different individuals, it’s a mass of bones, there’s practically no sediment.
  • This discovery is doubly important because there are at least seven or eight individuals of dicynodonts, the ancestors of mammals, the size of an ox.


  • In San Juan province, western Argentina,scientists from University of San Juan have been discovered a site containing fossils of nearly a dozen dinosaurs.It is 220 million year old and belonging to an unknown era.
  • They were found at the Ischigualasto National Park.
  • The fossils was laid as “bed of bones” and discovered in September 2018.
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