Wits PhD student describes new SA dinosaur - the rain lizard

19 August 2015 - 16:34 By RDM News Wire

Wits PhD student Blair McPhee has described a new species of dinosaur‚ Pulanesaura eocollum (the Rain lizard) in a paper published in Scientific Reports on Wednesday. The dinosaur‚ was relatively small (for a sauropod)‚ at about eight metres in length‚ two metres at the hips‚ and 5 tonnes in body mass.

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