New Species Of 'Terror Bird' Discovered In Argentina

April 10, 2015 9:04 PM

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New Species Of 'Terror Bird' Discovered In Argentina

An army of huge carnivorous "terror birds" -- some as big as 10 feet tall -- ruled South America for tens of millions of years before going extinct some 2.5 million years ago.

More than 90 percent of the bird's fossilized skeleton was unearthed in northeastern Argentina in 2010, making it the most complete terror bird specimen ever found.

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