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Ornitholestes

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Pronounced
Or-nith-oh-LES-teez
Meaning of name
bird robber
Length
  2m
Diet
carnivorous
When it lived
Late Jurassic
(150 - 144 million years ago)
Found in
USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Ornitholestes
Named by
Osbourne (1933)
Type species
hermanni