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Missing link dinosaur discovered
Researchers have discovered a fossil
skeleton that appears to link the
earliest dinosaurs with the large
This could help to bridge an
evolutionary gap between the two-legged
common ancestors of dinosaurs and the
four-legged giants, such as diplodocus.
The remarkably complete skeleton shows
that the creature was bipedal but
occasionally walked on all four legs.
The team reports its discovery in the
Royal Society journal Proceedings B.
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