terror bird

Exquisitely preserved 3.5m yrs-old Terror Bird's fossil uncovered in Argentina

Paleontologists have described a new species of terror bird, dubbed Llallawavis scagliai, which thrived on Earth 3.5 million years ago, based on some of the most complete fossil remains ever recovered for one of these creatures in Argentina.

Apr 12, 2015, 16:21 PM IST

Ancient 'terror' bird comes alive

Researchers have discovered fossil remains of a new species of South American terror bird called Llallawavis scagliai ("Scaglia's Magnificent Bird").

Apr 10, 2015, 17:13 PM IST

`Terror bird` was just a scary-looking vegetarian

A giant "terror bird" deemed to have been one of Earth`s top predators after the demise of the dinosaurs was probably a chicken-hearted herbivore, scientists say.

Aug 30, 2013, 19:39 PM IST

Extinct `terror bird` fought like Muhammad Ali

As a heavyweight, its fighting style
was more like that of a bobbing, weaving Muhammad Ali.

Aug 21, 2010, 13:22 PM IST