Scientists Excavate Full Dinosaur Tail in Mexico

A team of paleontologists in Mexico have discovered an unusually well-preserved dinosaur tail that is 72 million years old.

Scientists from Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History say the five-meter-long tail was found earlier this month in the desert about 150 kilometers west of Monterrey (near the small town of General Cepeda) and is the first ever found in the country.

The paleontologists took 20 days to uncover 50 complete vertebrae of the tail along with several …

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