On the territory of Transbaikalia found the remains of a predatory dinosaur

In Transbaikalia found a tooth dinosaur predator. The finding was discovered during the international expedition, headed by the Siberian branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences under the title "Jurassic dinosaurs of Transbaikalia". Headed scientists is the doctor of geological Sciences Sofia Tit, which is the organizer of the expedition and the discoverer of dinosaurs that lived in Transbaikalia.

Presumably the remains found belonged to terrapod that if evolution were transformed into birds. Until now scientists from the Institute of natural resources, ecology and Cryology (IPRAC), SB RAS (Russia) were found only the remains of herbivorous dinosaurs.

The international expedition included scientists from academic institutions Chita, Irkutsk (Siberia), Institute of Geology and Geophysics, Feb RAS, representatives from France and Belgium.

During excavations it was discovered more than 100 different parts belonging to the dinosaur. One of them includes several vertebrae and their parts, bones that were part of the pelvic girdle and the remains of bones, belonging to different parts of the body, including the tail, were also found scales the top cover of the animal. In addition to the dinosaur was discovered 150 specimens of invertebrates and plants of the same period. Meanwhile, the scientists noted that enjoyed during the excavation of special Belgian method by which he had spent much less time and effort.

The end of the excavations on the territory of Malindi, (depression, which is located in the Orel region) and Novopavlovka (Tarbagatay depression) is scheduled for August 1, 2013.

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