New Egyptian sauropod reveals Late Cretaceous dinosaur dispersal between Europe and Africa

@article{Sallam2017NewES,
  title={New Egyptian sauropod reveals Late Cretaceous dinosaur dispersal between Europe and Africa},
  author={Hesham M. Sallam and Eric Gorscak and Patrick M. O’Connor and Iman A. El-Dawoudi and Sanaa El-Sayed and Sara Saber and Mahmoud A. Kora and Joseph J W Sertich and Erik R. Seiffert and Matthew C. Lamanna},
  journal={Nature Ecology \& Evolution},
  year={2017},
  volume={2},
  pages={445-451}
}
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