So they say, 125 mya.
The 6ft 6in (2m) creature was almost perfectly preserved in limestone, thanks to a volcanic eruption that had buried it in north-east China.
And the 125-million year-old fossil suggests many other dinosaurs, including velociraptors, would have looked like “big, fluffy killer birds”.
But it is unlikely that it could fly.
There are [museum] storerooms full of new dinosaur fossils that have never been studied before.
And not on the open market as well?
A newly identified species of feathered dinosaur is the largest ever discovered to have a well-preserved set of bird-like wings, a study suggests.
Palaeontologists working in China unearthed the fossil remains of the winged dinosaur – a close cousin of the Velociraptor made famous by the Jurassic Park films.
Not for the fainthearted:
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