Exceptionally preserved fossil gives voice to ancient terror bird

9 abril 2015

A new species of South American fossil terror bird called Llallawavis scagliai or, ‘Scaglia’s Magnificent Bird’ is shedding light on the diversity of the group and how these giant extinct predators interacted with their environment. The new species is the most complete terror bird ever discovered, with more than 90 percent of the skeleton exquisitely preserved.