A Bird-Like ‘Chicken From Hell’ Dino Discovery

8:22 minutes

Scientists recently reported the discovery of an 11-foot-tall, bird-like dinosaur, nicknamed the “chicken from hell.” Paleontologist Matt Lamanna describes the dinosaur and tells us where it may have roamed 66 million years ago.

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Matt Lamanna

Matt Lamanna is assistant curator of vertebrate paleontology at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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About Alexa Lim

Alexa Lim is Science Friday’s associate producer. Her favorite stories involve space, sound, and strange animal discoveries.