A bizarre dinosaur described as a cross between "a bird, a vampire and a porcupine" has been identified from fossils in South Africa. (via BBC News). Description looks alot like the "Chupacabra" people talk about (despite living in Latin America).
Is it a six-foot turkey? No, it’s Dakotaraptor! Living at the very end of the Cretaceous mya) in South Dakota, USA, this was one of the largest “raptors”, estimated to have measured about long - Although it was closely.
Art illustration - Prehistoric Birds - Neocathartes: is an extinct genus of cariamid bird. It contains a single named species, Neocathartes grallator ("walking new turkey vulture"), known from some fossil bones found in Late Eocene. bird that lived in North America in what is now Wyoming. This name was already taken by a vulture catartido or extinguished American and therefore had to exchange it for Neocathartes.