Why did it take dinosaurs 15 million years to travel to Greenland from South America?

By 17/02/2021 Portal

Sauropodomorphs, enormous long-necked herbivorous dinosaurs including brontosauruses and brachiosaurs, emerged in what are now Argentina and Brazil about 230 million years ago, and then moved northwards until they reached Greenland, where they are found today. many of its fossil remains. A long migration that, according to a study recently published in 'Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences', did not occur until 214 million years ago. At that time, all the continents were coming together to form the supercontinent Pangea. Now, why did it take the dinosaurs 15 million years to travel a distance that could have been covered in just a couple of decades?

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