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 M. 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}
}
Prominent hypotheses advanced over the past two decades have sought to characterize the Late Cretaceous continental vertebrate palaeobiogeography of Gondwanan landmasses, but have proved difficult to test because terrestrial vertebrates from the final ~30 million years of the Mesozoic are extremely rare and fragmentary on continental Africa (including the then-conjoined Arabian Peninsula but excluding the island of Madagascar). Here we describe a new titanosaurian sauropod dinosaur… 

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