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Egypt .. a 70-million-year-old discovery in the “Golden Triangle”

An Egyptian research team discovered the first physical evidence of dinosaurs in the Golden Triangle region of the Eastern Desert 70 million years ago. The President of Cairo University, Mohamed Othman Elkhosht, considered that “this scientific discovery is one of the most important discoveries in the Eastern Desert in the Golden Triangle region, and a new addition that facilitates.

An Egyptian research team discovered the first physical evidence of dinosaurs in the Golden Triangle region of the Eastern Desert 70 million years ago.

Cairo University President Mohamed Othman Elkhosht considered that “this scientific discovery is one of the most important discoveries in the Eastern Desert in the Golden Triangle region, and a new addition that contributes to deciphering that historical period in Egypt and the continent of Africa.”

Al-Khasht added to the official “Middle East News” agency, today, Monday, that a research team of faculty members at Cairo University recorded the first physical evidence of the presence of footprints of carnivorous and herbivorous dinosaurs on the surfaces of the Nubian sandstone layers in the south of the eastern desert, which dates back geologically to Over 70 million years old.

He explained that the research team from the university was able to find many “footprints of different sizes and depth of footprints.”

The president of Cairo University said that the team relied on the use of “mathematical equations and specialized programs to identify the weights and lengths of some of these carnivorous dinosaurs, whose weights were estimated at 500 kg and 900 kg, and herbivorous dinosaurs were also identified.”

Egypt’s latest discoveries in this field were in 2018, when a dinosaur fossil was discovered in an oasis in the Western Desert of Egypt, in a discovery that shed light on the history of dinosaurs on the African continent, under the supervision of Egyptian researchers from Mansoura University, and the fossil was named “Mansourosaurus”.