This weird, water-loving dinosaur has claws like a velociraptor and a neck like a goose (page 2)

A 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 3-D synchrotron analysis allowed an international team of researchers to present the bizarre 75-million-year-old predator, named Halszkaraptor escuilliei. The study not only describes a new genus and species of bird-like dinosaur that lived in Mongolia but also sheds light on an unexpected amphibious lifestyle for raptorial dinosaurs.

This weird, water-loving dinosaur has claws like a velociraptor and a neck like a goose

Scientists have discovered a duck-like new dinosaur species with a swan neck and flippered forelimbs. It spent at least some time living in water.

Wed 6 Dec 17 from L.A. Times

Oddball dinosaur was 'mixture between a Velociraptor and a goose'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A strange turkey-sized, bird-like dinosaur that boasted a swan's neck, arms resembling flippers, long legs and a mouth full of needle-like teeth staked out a unique amphibious ...

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Reuters

Synchrotron Sheds Light on Amphibious Lifestyle of New Raptorial Dinosaur

NewsAn 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. Contributed ...

Thu 7 Dec 17 from Laboratory Equipment

New dinosaur looks like odd mix of duck, croc, ostrich, swan

WASHINGTON (AP) -- With a bill like a duck but teeth like a croc's, a swanlike neck and killer claws, a new dinosaur species uncovered by scientists looks like something Dr. ...

Wed 6 Dec 17 from AP

New dinosaur looks like mix of duck, crocodile, ostrich, swan

Full curled-up skeleton was found in a sandstone rock in Mongolia

Thu 7 Dec 17 from The Hindu

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

A 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 3-D synchrotron ...

Wed 6 Dec 17 from ScienceDaily

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