Pictures of a Newly Discovered U.S. Dinosaur

Pictures of a Newly Discovered U.S. Dinosaur: Illustration of Falcarius utahensis
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This artist's conception shows the birdlike feathered dinosaur Falcarius utahensis. A mass graveyard with fossils of hundreds to thousands of the animals was found in Utah by paleontologists from the Utah Geological Survey and the Utah Museum of Natural History at the University of Utah.

The small, 4.5-foot-tall (1.4-meter-tall) dinosaur lived 125 million years ago. The omnivorous creature represents a missing link between earlier meat-eaters and later herbivores.

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—Illustration by Mike Skrepnick, courtesy University of Utah
 
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