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New dinosaur: 'chicken from hell'

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(CNN) - Paleontologists unveiled a new dinosaur Wednesday.

This is a picture of what scientists have nicknamed the "chicken from hell."

The new dinosaur's proper name is Anzu wyliei.

The discovery was announced in the scientific journal Plos One, the journal of the Public Library of Science, Wednesday.

Scientists say people can think of it as a "really weird-looking bird." But this bird weighed about 500 pounds, stood about 10 feet high and had very large hands with sharp claws.

Scientists say the Anzu ate small animals, vegetation and possibly eggs.

A team of paleontologists made the discovery after piecing together skeletal remains from three  sites in North Dakota and South Dakota.

A replication of its skeleton is on display inside Pittsburgh's Carnegie Museum.

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