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In these two first days (Thursday, 12, and Friday, 13, July
2012) in Jameson Land, East Greenland, were truly
We set the camp very close to the 1989 Jenkins team
Plateosaur locality, just about 200 m to the north.
In the first day, the very first tracks (theropod) and bones
were collected: some Plateosaurus bones (isolated "left-overs" from
the 80s) and a small plesiosaur vertebra from the adjacent Early
Jurassic strata were collected yesterday.
Today we got an interesting 207 M.a. Triassic bone bed with a
few bones, mostly not complete. Is still unclear if they belong to
one single species or to several individuals. Seem to be ofrom a
large shielded carnivore reptile taking to consideration the 4,5 cm
tooth, and the presence of dermal scutes. The exact classification
is unknown, but may be a crocodile-like animal, a phytosaur, or
just a bizarre mix of bones.