Gallimimus

Gallimimus

Pronunciation:
gal-lee-MEEM-us
Name meaning:
'chicken mimic'
Gallimimus
large theropod silhouette
Type of dinosaur:
large theropod
Length:
6.0m
Weight:
200kg
Diet:
omnivorous omnivorous food icon
When it lived:
Late Cretaceous, 74-70 million years ago
Found in:
Mongolia

Taxonomic details

Taxonomy:
Dinosauria, Saurischia, Theropoda, Neotheropoda, Tetanurae, Avetheropoda, Coelurosauria, Tyrannoraptora, Maniraptoriformes, Ornithomimosauria, Ornithomimidae
Named by:
Osmólska, Roniewicz and Barsbold (1972)
Type species:
bullatus

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