Giant dinosaur inspiration for new NYC exhibit

NEW YORK (AP) — The American Museum of Natural History in New York has no shortage of larger-than-life dinosaur exhibits but a new installation coming in January will surpass them all.

A cast of a 122-foot-long dinosaur is so huge its neck and head will reach out toward the elevator banks on the fourth floor where it'll be installed.

By comparison, the museum's popular Tyrannosaurus rex is 39 feet long.

The dinosaur is a new species and one of the largest dinosaurs ever discovered. It has not yet been formally named by paleontologists who discovered it in Argentina in 2014. It belongs to a group known as titanosaurs.

On March 19, the museum also will open a new exhibition titled "Dinosaurs Among Us." It will examine how one group of dinosaurs evolved into birds.