Feathered Yutyrannus Huali Specimen Found in China, Closely Related to Tyrannosaurus Rex


A newly discovered ancestor of Tyrannosaurus rex was discovered recently in China. Yutyrannus huali was covered in feathers, was 30 feet long, and weighed 3,000 pounds. Y. huali isn’t as large as T. rex, which appeared 6 million years later, but it’s the largest feathered tyrannosaur that’s ever been discovered.

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Tyrannosaurus Rex is a Big Chicken

Wired examines facts and research on how T. Rex is a big chicken. After some rebuttals, bioinformatics started piecing the clues together while two researchers were in opposite camps.