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‘Chicken from hell’ dinosaur renamed Anzu wyliei

In this handout provided by the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, an artist's rendering depicts a previously unknown bird-like dinosaur that was formally introduced to the scientific community by scientists with the Smithsonians National Museum of Natural History, the Carnegie Museum of Natural History and the University of Utah March 19, 2014. Dubbed Anzu wyliei, referring both to a mythological feathered demon and the name of a Carnegie museum trustee's grandson, the seven-foot-tall creature weighed about 500 pounds when it roamed western North America 66 to 68 million years ago.

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‘Chicken from hell’ dinosaur renamed Anzu wyliei

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