Formerly one of the biggest smiles in the Land of Smiles

A model of the dinosaur Siamosaurus suteethorni on display outside a shopping mall in Bangkok, Thailand, yesterday. Siamosaurus suteethorni was a theropod dinosaur species that lived during the early Cretaceous period more than 100 million years ago.
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A model of the dinosaur Siamosaurus suteethorni on display outside a shopping mall in Bangkok, Thailand, yesterday. Siamosaurus suteethorni was a theropod dinosaur species that lived during the early Cretaceous period more than 100 million years ago.

Its fossils have been found in Thailand's north-east region. Some of the most complete dinosaur fossils from South-east Asia have been found in Thailand, with nine new species identified from fossils discovered there.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 04, 2017, with the headline 'Formerly one of the biggest smiles in the Land of Smiles'. Print Edition | Subscribe