Huge 'dragon' dinosaur discovered; skeleton could be origin of Chinese myth

January 30, 2015 7:30 PM

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A huge newly discovered dinosaur species in China has some paleontologists theorizing that it could be the origin of the mythological dragon.

In fact the 50-ft species, believed to have roamed the earth 160 million years ago in the Late Jurassic period, has been named "Qijianglong," or the "dragon of Qijiang," according to CNN.

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