SPANISH scientists have discovered remains ofthe biggest dinosaur known in Europe so far, which weighed as much as eight elephants.
The research results are published in the latest issue of the magazineScience.
The dinosaur, fossils of which were found in Riodeva in eastern Teruel province, has been named turiasaurus riodevensis.
The species, which lived in the Late Jurassic period about 150 million years ago, measured 30m and weighed between 40 and 48 tonnes. Its foreleg bone was as large as an adult human.