New spinosaurid dinosaur from Portugal which lived over 125 million years ago had a crocodile-like skull, a spiny back and may have been a wading, fish-eating predator
Article Title: A new theropod dinosaur from the early cretaceous (Barremian) of Cabo Espichel, Portugal: Implications for spinosaurid evolution
Author Countries: Portugal
Funding: This research was supported by PDL-Parque dos dinossauros da Lourinhã (https://www.dinoparque.pt/pt/), through the “BARY-PT” grant financed by the Program “Bolsas Super Animais 3” in collaboration with Pingo Doce supermarkets. This research is also under the GeoBioTec-GeoBioSciences, GeoTechnologies and GeoEngineering NOVA [GeoBioCiências, GeoTecnologias e GeoEngenharias], grant UIDB/04035/2020 by the Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia (https://www.fct.pt/). Both O.M and D.E.L received funding from those sources. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.
A new theropod dinosaur from the early cretaceous (Barremian) of Cabo Espichel, Portugal: Implications for spinosaurid evolution
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