Mononykus

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Mononykus:


Name Meaning : Single (one) slaw
Period: Late Cretaceous
Family Group: Theropoda
Diet: Meat
Size: 3 feet
Fossil found: Mongolia 1993


Mononykus



Mononykus facts 

This unique feature of this bird-size theropod was the single claw on the end of each arm. Its arms were held out to the side and were so short that the claws would not have reached its mouth. One theory is that its arms were used to dig into termite mouths. Its small teeth, which had no cutting adages, support this idea
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