The Biggest Dinosaur – level 3

06-06-2018 15:00

The Field Museum in Chicago has a new dinosaur skeleton called Maximo which is the biggest that scientists have discovered to date.

Bill Simpson from the museum explained that it is a so-called composite skeleton as scientists constructed it from the bones of seven different specimens.

All the dinosaurs were found in one quarry in Argentina and they were the long-necked herbivore dinosaur Patagotitan mayorum.

Difficult words: composite (made up of complex things), specimen (an individual animal), quarry (a deep large pit of stone), herbivore (feeding on plants).

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