'Road-runner' Dinosaur Lived In The Fast Lane, Dug Termites And Ants

Monday, March 29, 2010 - 08:28 in Paleontology & Archaeology

Researchers have discovered a new dinosaur that was one of the smallest known and also one of the best adapted for running. The fossil skeleton of the tiny animal, named Xixianykus zhangi, is incomplete but would probably have measured around half a meter in length. The specimen comes from Xixia County in Henan province, China.

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