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<p>AP Photo/Beijing Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Brian Choo This artist concept provided by the Beijing Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology shows Y. huali and other smaller dinosaurs roaming 125 million years ago. A new study published in the journal Nature found that Y. huali, an earlier relative of T. rex, had a feathery coat, suggesting that the king of dinosaurs may have also been fuzzy.</p>

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Less scales, more feathers
April 5, 2012 9:15 p.m.

Less scales, more feathers

LOS ANGELES - The discovery of a giant meat-eating dinosaur sporting a downy coat has some scientists reimagining the look of Tyrannosaurus rex.