Arrow Artboard Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Title Chevron Title Chevron Icon Facebook Icon Linkedin Icon Mail Contact Path Layer Icon Mail Positive Arrow Icon Print Science Father, son find rare dinosaur fossil in Japan A father and son found the specimen on a weekend fossil-hunting trip. (Photo courtesy of the Tokushima Prefectural Museum)
August 10, 2016 02:00 JST | Japan
TOKYO -- Amateur fossil hunters may have found one of the oldest remains in Japan of a sauropod, the gigantic, long-necked dinosaurs known to any schoolchild, paleontologists say.
The Tokushima Prefectural Museum announced the discovery Tuesday.
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