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Giant dinosaur discovered – Angola

According to the Annals of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences a long-necked, plant-eating sauropod –  discovered in Angola in 2005 – is believed to be one of the largest creatures ever to have walked the earth.

Portuguese paleontologist Octávio Mateus, who found the new dinosaur,  and named Angolatitan Adamastor – Angolatitan means “Angolan giant” and the Adamastor is a sea giant from Portuguese sailing myths.

The Anais da Academia Brasileira de Ciências (Annals of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences) is the official journal of Academia Brasileira de Ciências (Brazilian Academy of Sciences) and has been published with no major interruptions since 1929.