History News: Fast, "Nasty" Little Dinosaur Discovered
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Fast, "Nasty" Little Dinosaur Discovered
January 13, 2011—Scientists have discovered a new dinosaur species at the foot of South America's Andes mountains. The long-necked Eodromaeus, or "dawn runner," searched for prey as the age of dinosaurs began, approximately 230 million years ago.