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(20.08.2004 , Iran (Islamic Rep.Of), Maragheh )
Iranian Scientists Trying to Identify Giant Animal Fossils

After discovering remains of a giant animal in Maraghe, northwest of Iran, experts of Iranian National Museum of Natural History under supervision of Dr. Zainolabedin Pour-Abrishami, paleontology professor at Tabriz University have started unearthing its bones, though they yet have no idea what kind of animal it used to be.
Maraghe is one of the fossil-rich areas around the globe, already yielding several dinosaurs’ remain, some of which used to live during the third geological period. One could find some of these fossils in museums worldwide.





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