Bizarre new dinosaur species blends swan, penguin, crocodile and Velociraptor

Between fluffy early birds, the largest land animals to ever walk the Earth and beachball-sized toads that ate baby dinosaurs, the ancient world was full of strange creatures. Now, palaeontologists have uncovered a bizarre new species of dinosaur that seems to blend together a swan, a penguin, a crocodile and a Velociraptor... Continue Reading Bizarre new dinosaur species blends swan, penguin, crocodile and Velociraptor Category: Science Tags: Amphibious Birds Dinosaurs Europe Fossils Related Articles: Bog-pickled dinosaur brains make for a remarkable fossil Croc-like fossil reveals earliest dinosaur ancestor If dinosaurs really were like birds, why didn't they sing? Sensitive snouts may have helped dinosaurs court mates and pick at flesh Meet Zuul, the well-pres

Bizarre new dinosaur species blends swan, penguin, crocodile and Velociraptor

Between fluffy early birds, the largest land animals to ever walk the Earth and beachball-sized toads that ate baby dinosaurs, the ancient world was full of strange creatures. Now, palaeontologists ...

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Gizmag

Duck, Duck, Dinosaur! Meet Halszkaraptor, A Mongolian Mash-Up

If it looks like a duck...it may be a curious new dinosaur, Halszkaraptor escuilliei. The Mongolian maniraptor is a mouthful to say and a, uhm, glory to behold. But the most interesting thing ...

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Discover Magazine

Dino-duck discovery astonishes palaeontologists

New dinosaur fossil from Mongolia reveals weird chimera with the bill of a duck, neck of a swan and swimming adaptations of a penguin.

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Cosmos Magazine

Synchrotron sheds light on the amphibious lifestyle of a new raptorial dinosaur

An exceptionally well-preserved dinosaur skeleton from Mongolia unites an unexpected combination of features that defines a new group of semi-aquatic predators related to Velociraptor. Detailed ...

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Phys.org

Duck-dinosaur hybrid baffles scientists with mixed-up body

What do you get when you cross a duck, a crocodile, a swan, a penguin and an ostrich? The newest species of dinosaur with a cartoon-like appearance.

Wed 6 Dec 17 from FOXNews

Duck-Like Dinosaur Is Among Oddest Fossils Yet Found

Wed 6 Dec 17 from National Geographic

Newly discovered amphibious dinosaur had swan-like body but killer raptor claws

A crazy dino chimera.

Wed 6 Dec 17 from ZME Science

75 million-year-old fossils reveal new species of dinosaur

The strange creature which was discovered in southern Mongolia before being illegally exported had a graceful swan-like neck but also scythe-like claws, a reptilian tail, and a beak lined ...

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Daily Mail

This duck-like dinosaur with killer claws ran, swam and tore prey to shreds

The fossil of a new, 75-million-year-old species has been discovered in Mongolia.        

Wed 6 Dec 17 from USA today

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