Thunder Thighs” Dinosaur

A newfound dinosaur species that used its “exceptionally powerful” thighs to kick predators likely had a bad temper to boot.

The 46-foot-long (14-meter-long) Brontomerus mcintoshi had an immense blade on its hipbones where strong muscles would have attached, according to a new study.

The team suspects the dinosaur—a type of sauropod, or plant-eating, four-legged lumberer—used its massive legs to either maneuver over hilly ground or deliver “good, hard” kicks to predators. Read more here.

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