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New species of raptor discovered in Gobi desert

The almost-complete skeleton of a new species of raptor, Linheraptor exquisitus, has been found in the Gobi desert in China. The eight foot long creature is related to Velociraptor, one of the terrifying stars of the movie Jurassic Park. Like its famous cousin, Linheraptor had a large curved toe claw

128-million-year-old venomous raptor discovered

Researchers have discovered a venomous turkey-sized raptor which lived in China 128-million-years-ago. “You’re in the forest,” says Burnham, part of a team that recently documented the beast’s venomous abilities. “You can’t really see what’s behind you. … You may hear something in the leaves, but by the time you turn around

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