Taiwanese scientists have described the discovery of the remains of a dinosaur that lived on the territory of modern China 195 million years ago. The fossilized fin of an ancient being managed to detect traces Belov, reports the journal Nature Communications. The remains belonged to a representative of Lufengosaurus — genus of the family massospondylidae squad saurischian dinosaurs.
Scientists say, biological macromolecules are not stable enough and almost no chance to get DNA of an ancient animal. Scientists reported that organic matter can be preserved over millions of years due to the isolation from the external environment.