Bizarre 'platypus' dinosaur found in Chile

A strange type of dinosaur found in Southern Chile is puzzling paleontologists from all over the world, who describe it as “one of the most bizarre dinosaurs ever found.”

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    Courtesy of Gabriel Lío
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    Excavating a skeleton in beds of the Toqui Formation, Southern Andes, Chile (Dr. Fernando Novas)
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    Excavating a skeleton in beds of the Toqui Formation, Southern Andes, Chile (Dr. Fernando Novas)
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    Courtesy of Gabriel Lío
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    Map of South America showing fossil site Aysén in southern Chile (Dr. Fernando Novas)
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    Excavating a skeleton in beds of the Toqui Formation, Southern Andes, Chile (Dr. Fernando Novas)
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    Geologist Manuel Suárez and his son Diego, who discovered the dinosaur bone.
    Courtesy of Dr. Fernando Novas
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    A skeleton and live reconstruction
    Courtesy of Gabriel Lío
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    Right jaw and teeth in side view.
    Courtesy of Dr. Fernando Novas
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