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The largest gigantoraptor fossil was 8 m (26 ft) long and 5 m (16 ft) tall. It was unearthed in Erlianhaote, China and unveiled by The Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology in Beijing, China, on 13 June 2007.

The height is comparable to the meat-eating tyrannosaurs. But the dinosaur, called Gigantoraptor erlianensis, also had a beak and slender legs and likely had feathers.


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