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Struthiomimus

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

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Pronounced
STRUTH-ee-oh-MEEM-us
Meaning of name
ostrich mimic
Length
  4m
Weight
150kg - 300kg
Teeth
horny beak, no teeth
Diet
omnivorous
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

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotherapoda, Tetanurae, Avetherapoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Ornithomimosauria, Ornithomimidae, Struthiomimus
Named by
Osborn (1917)
Type species
altus