The first record of a sauropod dinosaur from Antarctica

  title={The first record of a sauropod dinosaur from Antarctica},
  author={Ignacio Alejandro Cerda and Ariana Paulina Carabajal and Leonardo Rippel Salgado and Rodolfo A. Coria and Mar Reguero and Claudia Patricia Tambussi and Juan Jos{\'e} Moly},
Sauropoda is one of the most diverse and geographically widespread clades of herbivorous dinosaurs, and until now, their remains have now been recovered from all continental landmasses except Antarctica. We report the first record of a sauropod dinosaur from Antarctica, represented by an incomplete caudal vertebra from the Late Cretaceous of James Ross Island. The size and morphology of the specimen allows its identification as a lithostrotian titanosaur. Our finding indicates that advanced… 

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