Struthiomimus

Struthiomimus

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'ostrich mimic'
Struthiomimus
150kg, 4.0m-long ornithomimosaur
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Diet: omnivorous omnivorous food icon
Country: Canada
Period: Late Cretaceous, 76-74 million years ago
Teeth: horny beak, no teeth
How it moved: on 2 legs
Food: unknown, could have eaten both plants and small animals

Struthiomimus looked a bit like a featherless ostrich with a long tail.

Struthiomimus milieu

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy: Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Ornithomimosauria, Ornithomimidae
Named by: Osborn (1917)
Type species: altus
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