Pictures of a Newly Discovered U.S. Dinosaur

Pictures of a Newly Discovered U.S. Dinosaur: Illustration of Falcarius utahensis
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Assembled from the bones of various individuals, this photo shows the fossil forearms and claws of the newly discovered dinosaur species Falcarius utahensis.

Paleontologists say the dinosaur, part of a group known as therizinosaurs, represents an intermediate stage between meat-eaters such as Velociraptor, a dinosaur popularized by the film Jurassic Park, and plant-eating therizinosaurs. The newfound species probably ate both plants and meat.

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—Photograph by Don DeBlieux, Utah Geological Survey, courtesy University of Utah
 
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