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This is Notocolossus gonzalezparejasi, a giant titanosaur that is closely related to Dreadnoughtus. As you can see, its remains are rather incomplete; thus, this reconstruction is speculative.
The larger individual represents the holotype specimen. Not all haemal arches are illustrated. Scale bar is 1m per square.

González Riga, Bernardo J.; Lamanna, Matthew C.; Ortiz David, Leonardo D.; Calvo, Jorge O.; Coria, Juan P. (2016). "A gigantic new dinosaur from Argentina and the evolution of the sauropod hind foot".
Lacovara, Kenneth J.; Ibiricu, L.M.; Lamanna, M.C.; Poole, J.C.; Schroeter, E.R.; Ullmann, P.V.; Voegele, K.K.; Boles, Z.M.; Egerton, V.M.; Harris, J.D.; Martínez, R.D.; Novas, F.E. (September 4, 2014). "A Gigantic, Exceptionally Complete Titanosaurian Sauropod Dinosaur from Southern Patagonia, Argentina"
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TriceratopsHorridus's avatar

Hm...this doesn't exactly look like a 45-76 tonne animal as was first suggested.

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Notocolossus seems to be forgotten nowadays. Nice skeletal!
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Ooo, double neato!
I like the dedication many artists have towards the very fragmentary skeletals, instead of dismissing them for their limited diagnostic value
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yeah it's pretty fragmentary alright. XD
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Indeed. I pretty much started that trend because I was sick of not having any good images for the more obscure giants:… though of course there have been improvements:…

Very nice skeletal Yty. I didn't realize the two specimens are so far apart in size (though now I suspect the bigger one may even be a bit conservatively sized/proportioned).
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That could be true. It's so incomplete there's really no way of knowing.
I followed the estimate made in the paper. The smaller individual has an estimated femur length of 1283mm, while the larger one as 2166mm.
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