Borogovia

Borogovia

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'borogove'
Borogovia
1.5m-long small theropod
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Diet: carnivorous carnivorous food icon
Country: Mongolia
Period: Late Cretaceous, 84-65 million years ago

Only partial hindlimbs of this dinosaur have been found, so reconstructions are speculative. It was named after Lewis Carroll's borogoves from the poem Jabberwocky, published in 1871.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Paraves, Eumaniraptoria, Troodontidae
Named by: Osmólska (1987)
Type species: gracilicrus
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