Prehistoric bird of prey with fangs found
Tuesday, December 22, 2009
LONDON - U.S. scientists have discovered fangs in a fossil of a prehistoric bird of prey that approximately 128 million years ago lived in China.
The researchers at the University of Kansas studied the remains of a Sinornithosaurus, a bird-like lizard that was closely related to Velociraptor.
During the investigation they discovered a cavity on the side of the head, which probably once contained a venom glands.
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