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Portuguese homeowner unearths potential record-breaking dinosaur fossil in backyard excavation

In a remarkable twist of fate, a Portuguese homeowner stumbled upon what could be Europe’s largest dinosaur skeleton while renovating his property in 2017. The discovery, expertly handled by scientific authorities, has unveiled a sauropod that might stretch a jaw-dropping 82 feet in length.

This colossal find, potentially one of the world’s largest, is rewriting the history books. The impeccable preservation of vertebrae and ribs, with their original anatomical alignment intact, is exceptionally rare in the dinosaur fossil record. This exciting revelation promises more secrets as further excavation campaigns are planned, offering hope for a deeper understanding of prehistoric giants on European soil.

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