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Argentinosaurus huinculensis was discovered in 1987, when Guillermo Heredia, a rancher, discovered its shinbone. It was described in 1993 by José F. Bonaparte and Rodolfo Coria.
The holotype was found in the Huincul Formation in the Northwestern part of Río Negro in Argentina. Only one specimen has ever been found.
Argentinosaurus is thought to be a basal titanosaur from the antarctosauridae family. Titanosaurs were the largest sauropods ever discovered, and were also the l...