Terror Birds' Fossil Show They Stalked Preys By Listening To Footsteps, Had Low Frequency Voice

April 11, 2015 12:25 PM

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Terror Birds' Fossil Show They Stalked Preys By Listening To Footsteps, Had Low Frequency Voice

Scientists, who found a nearly complete skeleton of a new species of the “terror bird,” or "phorusrhacids," in 2010, have learnt further details about the species’ hearing and anatomy.

Federico Degrange, an assistant researcher of vertebrate paleontology at the Centro de Investigaciones en Ciencias de la Tierra and the Universidad Nacional de Córdoba in Argentina, is leading the study into the nearly complete fossil, which was found on a beach in Mar del Plata, a city on the easte...

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