But while Meraxes gigas looks similar to a T. Rex, it’s actually an unrelated species that provides new insights into the evolution of giant predators.
The unhatched dinosaur looks like a 17-day-old chicken embryo, with paleontologists calling it “exquisitely preserved.”
The fossil was found in a package sent from Malaysia and once belonged to a Shunosaur, a sauropod that lived millions of years ago, authorities said.
Scientists believe the titanosaur found in an Australian farm is also one of the oldest.
The little dino has long been a mystery to palaeontologists.
The little creature had a frog-like mouth and bat-like wings.
An unnamed buyer paid a record-breaking sum for the fossil, which was up for auction due to a court resolution between two brothers.
What is New Delhi today was a floating landmass south of the equator when the first dinosaurs lived on the planet.
The Vectaerovenator inopinatus roamed the earth around 115 million years ago.
Is it a cat or a dinosaur?
And now he gets to name a new species.