Reporting in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
, researchers describe a new predatory dinosaur from the late Cretaceous period in Europe. Balaur bondoc
(Romanian for "stocky dragon") is huskier than its closest relative the Velociraptor and has unusual feet.
Drawings courtesy of Mihai Dumbrava via Zoltan Csiki. Images courtesy of Mick Ellison/AMNH