Shanag

Shanag

sha-nag

'named after the dancers in the Buddhist Tsam festival'

0.45m-long

Diet: carnivorous

Country: Mongolia

Period: Early Cretaceous, 126-142 million years ago

Shanag is known only from skull fragments.

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Saurischia

Named by: Turner, Hwang and Norell (2007)

Type species: ashile

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