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Fossils of Eoraptor

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1 Fossils
1.1 Fossil representation
Several almost complete skeletons have been found.
1.2 Time Period
1.2.1 Era
Triassic
1.2.2 Was Present
228 million years ago
1.3 Discovery
1.3.1 Year
1.3.2 Named By
Paul Sereno, Forster, Rogers and Monetta
1.3.3 First Discovery
Fossils have been found in the Ischigualasto Formation, Valley of the Moon, Ischigualsto-Villa Union Basin, in northwestern Argentina, South America .

Eoraptor Discovery

The very first dinosaur fossil was a thigh bone found in the year 1787 by Dr. Caspar Wistar in the US. The study of Eoraptor fossils gives us an image of the dinosaur and also tells us a lot about the Eoraptor Characteristics.In early 19th Century, fossils found were formally recognized as the dinosaurs. Fossils of Eoraptor include : Several almost complete skeletons have been found.The dinosaurs first came into existence in the Triassic period of the Mesozoic era which was about 248 to 65 million years ago. The time period in which Eoraptor lived is Triassic and was present 228 million years ago. Eoraptor discovery is credited to Paul Sereno, Forster, Rogers and Monetta. It was named and described in the year 1993-01-01 (1993).

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