Qianzhousaurus sinensis
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'Pinocchio rex' dinosaur discovered in China

More than sixty million years ago it was the fearsome beast Tyrannosaurus rex that ruled the Earth.

But Scientists from Edinburgh say they've discovered a new species in China, uncovered by workers digging on a construction site.

It's slightly different from other finds with a longer snout, which has led the scientists to nickname the dinosaur Pinocchio rex.

Jon Brain reports.

  • 07 May 2014
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