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Borogovia

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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.

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Pronounced
bor-o-goh-vee-a
Meaning of name
borogove
Length
about  1.5m
Diet
carnivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(84 - 65 million years ago)
Found in
Mongolia

Taxonomic details

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