dilong | facts | size


dilong | facts | size:

Name Meaning: Emperor Dragon

Period: Early Cretaceous
Family Group: Theropoda
Diet: Meat
Size: 6.6 feet
Fossil Found: China 2004


dilong facts

"Dilong" was a feathered dinosaur from the famous Yixian Formation in China . Many feathered dinosaurs have been found here and fossil preservation is better than in most places in the world. Dliong had body feathers not flight feathers and  it was a ground runner . Its skeleton has many feathers in common with tyrannosaurs and it may have been an early member of the line that led to Tyrannosaurs

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