16 Tons of Dinosaur Bones from Argentina Arrive in Philadelphia

Plaster-encased Fossils Unearthed in 2006 and 2007

A shipment of dinosaur fossils arrived today in Philadelphia after a three-week journey from Patagonia, Argentina. The bones were unearthed by paleontologists from Drexel University (kudos to my alma mater!) over a five-year period. The remains weigh in at a staggering 16 tons, and they belong to the second heaviest dino ever found.

Read more about the dig in this Drexel University press release.

[Photo credit: Drexel University]

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