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Yutyrannus

Photo: Zhao Chuang; courtesy of Peking Natural Science Organization

American Museum of Natural History

American Museum of Natural History
New York, NY, United States

Yutyrannus huali, which means “beautiful feathered tyrant,” weighed 1.5 tons and was a fearsome predator like its relative T. rex. It also sported a shaggy coat of filaments called “proto-feathers.” It was discovered in northeastern China in 2012.

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  • Title: Yutyrannus
  • Creator: Photo: Zhao Chuang; courtesy of Peking Natural Science Organization

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