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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Scientists with the Carnegie Museum of Natural History are discussing their part in the groundbreaking discovery of a new species of dinosaur.

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Fossils for the dinosaur were found in the Sahara Desert in Egypt.

They say this dinosaur was a long-necked plant-eater the size of a school bus.

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On Monday, the scientists gave the dinosaur its formal scientific name, Mansourasaurus shahinae.

Scientists say the discovery helps to better identify when dinosaur life came to an end in Africa.

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To read more about the discovery, visit the Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s website here.