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meaning: "named after mythical creature that appears in Sumerian and Akkadian mythology"
Named By: M. C. Lamanna, H. D. Sues, E. R. Schachner & T. R. Lyson in 2014
Time Period: Late Cretaceous, 66 Ma
Location: USA, Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota (all Hell Creek Formation)
Size: Up to 1.5 meters high at the hips
Diet: Possible omnivore, but uncertain
Fossil(s): Skull and post cranial remains
Classification: | Chordata | Reptilia | Dinosauria | Theropoda | Oviraptorosauria | Caenagnathidae | Caenagnathinae |

Anzu (named for Anzu, a feathered demon in ancient Mesopotamian mythology) is a genus of large oviraptorosaurian dinosaurs from the late Cretaceous (66 million years ago) of North Dakota and South Dakota, US. The type species is Anzu wyliei.

In 2015, the International Institute for Species Exploration names it as one of the "Top 10 New Species" for new species discovered in 2014.

Read more about Anzu at Wikipedia
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