Falcarius

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Falcarius



Name Meaning: Sickle
Period: Early Cretaceous
Family Group: Theropoda
Diet: Meat
Size: 13 feet long
Fossil found: USA 2005

Falcarius


This is an early therizinosaur-a bizarre group of theropods that had both plant-eater and meat-eater bone structures. Falcarius had wide hips, leaf-shape teeth, and a long neck-like a plant eater . It also had 5-inch sickle claws, a two sickle claws , a meat eater . IT was found in a 2-acre ( 8000-sq m) bed of fossils in Utah, USA/hundreds of specimen have been found but only few have been studied

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