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Hell Chicken May Have Roamed Your Backyard

Courtesy Bob Walters

If you’ve ever crossed paths with an angry rooster you know that chickens can be mean.  But they’re nothing compared to their dinosaur ancestors.    A newly described fossil nicknamed the “chicken from hell” might have lived in your backyard 66-million years ago. 

The fossil resembles a chicken out of a horror movie and it once called South Dakota home.

Here is a link to the published research on the "chicken from hell"