HOHHOT, Oct. 18 (Xinhua) -- A group of dinosaur fossils has been discovered in north China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.
Archaeologists found the fossils in Ejinaoer Township and have begun an excavation.
According to authorities, fossils of a giant sauropod dinosaur, believed to have existed during the early Cretaceous period 120 million years ago, have been found. The fossils are quite intact, and archaeologists say that the dinosaur could have been as long as 17 meters.
Fossils of archaeomithomimus dinosaurs have also been spotted.
The area has been listed as an area in urgent need of excavation and will provide valuable materials for research about sauropod dinosaurs.