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Paleontologists discovered a new prehistoric species named Pseudotherium argentinus identical to Scrat of ‘The Ice Age’

Because of its tremendous resemblance, paleontologists thought of naming this new species in allusion to Scrat, the renowned character of the animated film, although they finally named it Pseudotherium argentinus. It was about 25 centimeters in length and was found in Ischigualasto with two of the oldest dinosaurs known to. Dr. Ricardo Martínez, a researcher at the …