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

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

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

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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