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Meet the ‘Chicken From Hell’—Scientists Discover New Dino

It was 11.5-feet tall and weighed about 500 pounds, with the body of a raptor

What do you get when you cross a velociraptor and a chicken? Anzu Wyliei.

The new dinosaur species was discovered by scientists at an excavation site in North Dakota. That, coupled with the bird-like qualities of the dino, has earned the newly discovered species the nickname “Chicken from Hell.” The results were published in the Plos One Journal on Wednesday. Anzu Wyliei belongs to the Oviraptorosaurian, or dinosaurs with feathers, category with the Archaeopteryx. Like a bird, Anzu Wyliei has a crest, a beak ,and a bird-like skeleton, but rest assured, the “Chicken from Hell” is all dinosaur.

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