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The dinosaur for Tuesday, 18 June 2019 (GMT-5) is:

Murusraptor barrosaensis

Murusraptor barrosaensis was discovered in 2001 by the Argentinian-Canadian Dinosaur Project team, and was described in July 2016 in PLOS ONE, an open-access journal.

It was found in the Sierra Barrossa Formation, an outcropping about 30km from the town of Plaza Huincul, described as the "Drumheller of Argentina" by Philip. J. Currie.

Murusraptor is a megaraptor from the Late Cretaceous epoch. As the name implies, megaraptors are a large family of raptors (generally considere...

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