Photo: "Bizarre" New Dinosaur: Giant Raptor Found in Argentina



The newly discovered Austroraptor (left) attacks a juvenile sauropod dinosaur in an artist's interpretation.

The giant raptor, found in Argentina, measured 16.5 to 21 feet long (5 to 6.5 meters) long, making it one of the largest raptors to roam Earth 70 million years ago, a December 2008 study says.



Image courtesy Fernando Novas


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