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'Dragon of Death' fossils unearthed in Argentina

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Posted at 9:16 AM, May 30, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-30 16:17:01-04

Meet the "Dragon of Death."

Scientists in Argentina discovered the fossils of a flying reptile in the Andes mountains.

They said it had a 30-foot wingspan and lived 86 million years ago alongside dinosaurs.

Researchers said it was the largest animal that flew in the skies around South America.

They believe it's a new species of pterosaurs, which predate birds and are often confused with dinosaurs.

But there's no evidence the reptile breathed fire.