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New Qld dinosaur named after grazier

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The world's newest dinosaur, found in outback Queensland, has been named more than a decade after the barrel-chested herbivore's fossils were first found.

The six-metre tall, long-necked creature has been named Savannasaurus ellittorum after grazier David Elliott , chairman of the Australian Age of Dinosaurs Museum in Queensland, who found the fossils in the 2005.

Scientists hope the discovery will shed light on the origins of Australian dinosaurs.

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By Stuart Plotkin (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

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