A team led by Drexel University paleontologist Kenneth Lacovara announced its analysis of an unsually complete set of very big bones unearthed in Argentina. They named it Dreadnoughtus schrani.

  • The big story, Sept. 4, 2014: "Humongous new dinosaur uncovered"

  • Story when shipment of bones arrived in Philadelphia, May 2, 2009: "From miles away - and eons ago"

  • What's in a name?: Dreadnoughtus and schrani

  • Video: Dr. Lacovara talks about his discovery

  • Image gallery: In the lab, at the dig, artist's illustration

  • Nifty animation: "Digital PaleoArt: Reconstruction and Restoration from Laser-Scanned Fossils" recreates how other prehistoric creatures moved and survived (by Evan Boucher, a former student of Lacovara's)

  • Research paper describing the find, Sept. 4, 2014:  "A Gigantic, Exceptionally Complete Titanosaurian Sauropod Dinosaur from Southern Patagonia, Argentina"