Caudipteryx

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Caudipteryx:

Name Meaning : Tail Feather
Period : Early Cretaceous
Family Group: Theropoda
Diet: Plats and meats
Size : 3 feet
Fossil Found: China 1998



Caudipteryx facts

When this fossil was  found in created a sensation . This was a dinosaur that had fully evolved feathers all over its body . Although it could  not fly but possible glided the feather proved that dinosaurs and birds formed a single group Caudipteryx also had stomach stones , called gastroliths which means it probably ate plants and animals the gastrolitch were used to crush the plants.

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