Dinosaur Discovery: Meat-Eating T Rex Relative Walked Venezuela More Than 200 Million Years Ago

October 9, 2014 8:43 PM

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Researchers discovered a new meat-eating dinosaur in Venezuela that was believed to be an early relative of the Tyrannosaurus rex.

Only two bones of the new species, called Tachiraptor admirabilis, have been unearthed, Science AAS reported. The bones are both from the ancient animal's lower leg and suggest it stood close to five feet tall.

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