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Alvarezsaurus

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Alvarezsaurus may have been feathered.

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Pronounced
al-var-rez-SORE-us
Meaning of name
Alvarez's lizard
Length
  2m
Diet
carnivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(89 - 85 million years ago)
Found in
Argentina

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Maniraptora, Alvarezsauridae, Alvarezsaurus
Named by
Bonaparte (1991)
Type species
calvoi