Struthiomimus

Struthiomimus

Pronunciation:
STRUTH-ee-oh-MEEM-us
Name meaning:
'ostrich mimic'
Struthiomimus
small theropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
small theropod
Length:
4.0m
Weight:
150kg
Diet:
omnivorous omnivorous food icon
Teeth:
horny beak, no teeth
Food:
unknown, could have eaten both plants and small animals
How it moved:
on 2 legs
When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 76-74 million years ago
Found in:
Canada

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

Struthiomimus milieu

Taxonomic details

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