History of the discovery

The first findings were in year 1986 in Casa de Piedra, Río Negro. 

Other specimens were discovered in 1993 in Salitral Moreno and in 1997 in Los Alamitos, both in Río Negro. In 1999 other fossils were found in Brazil. The last records of Aeolosaurus and the first one in Neuquen was during the construction of Familia Schroeder Winery in San Patricio del Chañar. The extraction process was supervised by paleontologists Juan Porfiri and Jorge Calvo from Lago Barreales Centre of Paleontological Research, of Comahue National University.

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