Friday, November 22, 2013

New Giant Predator!

Siats meekerorum: New Giant Dinosaur

“This dinosaur was a colossal predator second only to the great Tyrannosaurus rex and perhaps Acrocanthosaurus in the American fossil record,” said Dr Lindsay Zanno from the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and the Field Museum of Natural History, the lead author on the paper published in the journal Nature Communications.

An artist’s reconstruction of Siats meekerorum previously mistakenly identified as Godzilla. Image credit: Ima Lyon.

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