AUSTRALIA DINOSAUR PICTURES: Three New Species Found

AUSTRALIA DINOSAUR PICTURES: Three New Species Found
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The ferocious-looking carnivore Australovenator wintonensis (above, in an artist's impression) is one of three new dinosaurs recently unearthed in the Australian outback town of Winton.

The 16.5-foot-long (5-meter-long), 6.5-foot-tall (2-meter-tall) meat-eater is the most complete theropod—a group of two-legged dinos related to birds—ever found in Australia and maybe even in the world, Hocknull said in July 2009.

Nicknamed Banjo, the velociraptor-like dinosaur had three slashing claws on both hands and larger arms than its cousin, Tyrannosaurus rex.
—Image courtesy Travis R. Tischler, Australian Age of Dinosaurs
 
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