Look: Largest dinosaur skeleton ever found in Italy changes ancient history

The new find challenges what we thought about the species and their home.

artist's interpretation of an adult and two juvenile individuals of the dinosaur Tethyshadros insula...
Davide Bonadonna

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Italy has plenty going for it as a place to visit, but as a destination for paleontologists? Not so much.

Isolated dinosaur remains were first found in Italy in the 1990s, and relatively few fossils have come to light since then.

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