Wallaby-sized dinosaur discovered in Australia
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Galleonosaurus dorisae: New dinosaur discovered in Australia

Scientists have identified a new dinosaur in south-eastern Australia.

It’s thought that the Galleonosaurus dorisae was alive 125 million years ago and would have been roughly the same height as a wallaby.

It was given its name because its jaw resembles an upturned galleon ship.

Based on its teeth, Galleonsaurus would have been a herbivore and belonged to the ornithopod family.

The findings were published in the Journal of Paleontology.

Video Journalist: Laura Foster

  • 11 Mar 2019
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