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Ornithomimus

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Pronounced
orn-ITH-oh-MEE-mus
Meaning of name
bird mimic
Length
  4m
Diet
omnivorous
When it lived
Late Cretaceous
(74 - 65 million years ago)
Found in
Canada, USA

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Ornithomimosauria, Ornithomimidae, Ornithomimus
Named by
Marsh (1890)
Type species
velox