Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Terror of the Forest found in Alberta


I'm glad we don't have to contend with this creature in the woods today!

Alberta paleontologists are hailing a newly found pint-sized predator that is considered to be the smallest meat-eating dinosaur ever discovered in North America.

But don't let the diminutive stature of Hesperonychus fool you. This miniature version of the two-legged velociraptor was a tiny terror in the forests and swamps of southern Alberta around 75 million years ago.

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