Fossil of largest flying bird ID'ed ... and it's terrifying

A massive fossil unearthed near an airport in South Carolina more than three decades ago is being called the ultimate big bird.

As a writer for the BBC put it, this bird probably looked like "a seagull on steroids." To put things into perspective, its estimated wingspan is equal to the average height of a giraffe or the size of a particularly small plane.

For more on this discovery, watch this Newsy video. 

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