Newly-Discovered Dinosaur Named After “Zuul” From Ghostbusters

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Zuul crurivastator and Zuul the demon: separated at birth?

A newly-discovered dinosaur genus—based on one of the most complete ankylosaur skeletons ever found—has just received the name of one of the greatest enemies of the Ghostbusters.

Named Zuul after the bony features of the demon from the original 1984 Ghostbusters movie, Zuul crurivastator roamed the Earth about 75 million years ago and boasted armored skin and a powerful spiky tail.

Crurivastator means “destroyer of shins”—literally, that its spiky tail club could destroy actual shins upon impact. Who would be more deadly, Zuul crurivastator or standard garden-variety “Ghostbusters”-era Zuul?

And what about the Keymaster?

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