TITLE

Africa

PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Dinosaur Atlas;2005, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A chapter of the book "Dinosaur Atlas: An Amazing Journey Through a Lost World" that reports on dinosaur fossil sites in Africa is presented. It notes that dinosaurs of Africa are known from about 80 locations including Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Egypt. In the early 1900s, Cretaceous fossils were found in Bahariya Oasis, Egypt, but these were destroyed during the second World War. In Tendaguru, Tanzania, one of the world's greatest dinosaur bone beds was excavated which uncovered Jurassic sauropods and stegosaurs.
ACCESSION #
43901398

 

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