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Antarctopelta(meaning “Antarctic Shield”) is a genus of Nodosaurid from the Late Cretaceous of Antarctica, hence its name. It was described in 2006 by Salgado and Gasparini, with the type species being A. oliveroi. It has an estimated length of about 13 feet, or 4 meters. Even though it was described in 2006, it was discovered […]

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Cryolophosaurus (meaning “Frozen Crested Lizard”) is a genus of neotheropod dinosaur from the Early Jurassic of Antarctica. It was the first theropod dinosaur found in Antarctica, being found in 1991 by Dr. William Hammer and David Elliot. It was also the first dinosaur described from Antarctica. He and many others on his team informally called […]

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